Man shot at Atlanta burger stand identified

The Fulton County Medical Examiner’s office has identified the man shot and killed Friday outside an Atlanta hamburger stand as Harry W. Newman, 52, of East Point.

According to Atlanta police dispatchers, the shooting happened shortly before 3 a.m. at the Checkers restaurant in the 2100 block of Campbellton Road.

Channel 2 Action News reported that the victim had placed an order at the drive-through window, and as his food was being cooked, he pulled into a parking spot.

A store employee told Channel 2 that the suspected gunman walked up to the window, pretended that he was about to place an order, then turned and walked away.

Moments later, the employee heard a single gunshot.

Police have not released a motive for the shooting.

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