Man shot to death, found lying in street in NW Atlanta

Police are investigating a deadly shooting in northwest Atlanta after a body was discovered early Saturday morning.

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Police are investigating a deadly shooting in northwest Atlanta after a body was discovered early Saturday morning.

Police are investigating the death of a man who was gunned down overnight Friday in northwest Atlanta.

Officers who dispatched to reports at 3:15 a.m. Saturday of the shooting in the 350 block of Oliver Street found a man lying in the road with a gunshot wound. The site is near Kathryn Johnston Memorial Park in Atlanta’s English Avenue neighborhood.

Atlanta Fire and Rescue crews pronounced the man dead at the scene. He was identified by the Fulton County medical examiner as 54-year-old Fredrick Austin.

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