2 sought in deadly shooting at SE Atlanta gas station

Atlanta police are asking for the public's help to identify two suspects, shown in these surveillance images, in a deadly shooting at a Chevron gas station on Flat Shoals Road.
Atlanta police are asking for the public's help to identify two suspects, shown in these surveillance images, in a deadly shooting at a Chevron gas station on Flat Shoals Road.

Credit: Atlanta Police Department

Credit: Atlanta Police Department

Atlanta police are looking for two suspects in a double shooting at a southeast Atlanta gas station that left one man dead and another critically injured Sunday morning.

Kemontae Wheeler died at a hospital after police discovered him shot at a Chevron at the corner of Flat Shoals and Fayetteville roads. Gunshots were reported in the area about 3:20 a.m., according to police.

Another unidentified victim was still being treated at a hospital Monday morning. He was in critical condition.

Photos of the suspects were released late Sunday night. They appear to show two men inside the Chevron, and one man’s face is obscured by a protective mask.

The motive in the shooting was not clear.

Anyone with information is asked to come forward. Tipsters can remain anonymous, and be eligible for rewards of up to $2,000, by contacting Crime Stoppers Atlanta at 404-577-8477, texting information to 274637 or visiting the Crime Stoppers website.

— Staff writer Chelsea Prince contributed to this article.

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