Man fatally shot at SW Atlanta convenience store

Credit: Channel 2 Action News

Credit: Channel 2 Action News

A man was fatally shot Tuesday evening at a southwest Atlanta convenience store, police said.

The shooting happened at the Metro Quik Mart along Metropolitan Parkway at about 7:20 p.m. At the scene, officers said they found a 51-year-old man in critical condition. He was taken to a hospital, where he died.

He was identified as Derrick Williams by the Fulton County Medical Examiner’s Office. Authorities have not said what may have led to the shooting.

About a half-mile away and nearly 16 hours earlier, a man was shot multiple times at a home in the 1100 block of Metropolitan Parkway. That victim was taken to a hospital in serious condition.

Police have not indicated the two shootings are related.

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