Two men were killed in separate incidents Sunday that took police to a southeast Atlanta gas station and a Midtown apartment building.
The first was reported about midnight at a Texaco station in the 1600 block of Eastland Road. When officers arrived, they found 25-year-old Corey Burnett suffering from a gunshot wound, Atlanta police said. He was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Police determined the shooting happened in the 1900 block of Montvallo Terrace and the victim fled to the gas station after the shooting, according to an incident report obtained by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Homicide detectives are still working to determine what led to the shooting.
Hours later, detectives were sent to the Icon Midtown on 14th Street after another man was pronounced dead. Officers responding to a report of a person down found the victim unresponsive shortly after 5 p.m.
His cause of death was expected to be determined by the Fulton County Medical Examiner’s Office, according to police.
Both incidents remain under investigation. 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.
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