Man shot, killed after argument at Tucker motel; suspect remains at large

Credit: Henri Hollis

Credit: Henri Hollis

A man was killed and his suspected shooter remains at large after an argument at a Rodeway Inn in Tucker erupted into fatal gunfire Saturday morning, officials said.

Officers were called to the motel at 1820 Mountain Industrial Boulevard after getting reports of a person shot just before 11:15 a.m., DeKalb County police said. At the scene, they found a man dead from multiple gunshot wounds.

According to the initial investigation, the victim became involved in an argument with the suspect that escalated to the point that both pulled guns and exchanged gunfire, police said. The victim, a man in his 30s who has not been publicly identified, was struck, but the suspect was able to run away.

Police have not located the suspect and did not say if the shooter had been identified. No further information has been released.

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