Around 2 a.m., multiple people called 911 to report hearing shots in a complex in the 3600 block of Buford Highway, Sgt. Jake Kissel with Brookhaven police said. While officers checked the area, another 911 caller reported a man had been shot inside an apartment in the 3100 block of Clairmont Road.
Officers arrived to find a 31-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the head, Kissell said. Dr. Matthew Willson of Chertsey, Surrey, England — an astrophysicist — was taken to a hospital but died from his injuries, police said. The case has been ruled a homicide.