Slain shooting victim found near high school in southeast Atlanta

Police were called to 800 Hutchens Road SE for a report of a shooting around 1:15 a.m., according to an Atlanta Police Department news release.

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Police were called to 800 Hutchens Road SE for a report of a shooting around 1:15 a.m., according to an Atlanta Police Department news release.

A man was found shot dead early Saturday morning near a high school campus in southeast Atlanta.

Police were called to 800 Hutchens Road SE for a report of a shooting around 1:15 a.m., according to an Atlanta Police Department news release. Officers found the man dead from multiple gunshot wounds on the street near South Atlanta High School, an Atlanta Public Schools spokesman said.

Homicide detectives were called to the scene to investigate the shooting. The victim was not identified, and police did not announce any arrests in the case.

Editor’s note: An earlier version of this article, based on police information, incorrectly stated the incident was on the school campus.

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