Man dead after shooting in SW Atlanta intersection

The man had died of his injuries by the time police arrived at the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr. Drive and Fairburn Road.
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The man had died of his injuries by the time police arrived at the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr. Drive and Fairburn Road.

A man is dead after he was shot in a southwest Atlanta intersection late Monday evening, according to police.

Jerome McKibbens, 33, was found with a gunshot wound at the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr. Drive and Fairburn Road, according to the Fulton County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Officers were sent to the intersection about 11:30 p.m. after the shooting was reported, Atlanta police said in a statement. When they arrived, they found the victim with a gunshot wound.

McKibbens had died of his injuries before police arrived at the scene.

Homicide investigators are working to determine the circumstances surround the shooting, police said.

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