Police open homicide investigation after victim in Moreland Avenue shooting dies

Credit: Henri Hollis

Credit: Henri Hollis

A man injured in a shooting at a Moreland Avenue business last week has died, and Atlanta police homicide detectives have taken over the investigation, the department announced Monday.

Police got a call about a person shot at Advanced Auto Parts, just north of Custer Avenue, around 9 p.m. Thursday. The victim had a single gunshot wound and was taken to a hospital in critical condition, a news release states.

By Monday, the department’s homicide unit was notified that the victim did not survive. He was identified by the Fulton County Medical Examiner’s Office as 58-year-old David Davis.

No other details were released about the circumstances of the shooting.

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