Deadly shooting triggers SWAT investigation in southwest Atlanta

Residents are concerned after disturbing violence breaks out close to a daycare.
Published: Oct. 2, 2023 at 4:44 AM EDT|Updated: Oct. 2, 2023 at 12:25 PM EDT
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ATLANTA, Ga. (Atlanta News First) - Some residents of a southwest Atlanta neighborhood were awakened overnight by loud bangs as SWAT teams raided a home during a deadly shooting investigation.

It happened on the 1200 block of Allene Avenue. Atlanta police say it all started after a man was found in a driveway with multiple gunshot wounds around 10 p.m. Sunday night. He was taken to the hospital where he died.

Atlanta Police called SWAT once a warrant was approved to enter the home where the man was found. They say no one was inside the home and the shooter remains at large.

The investigation continues.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Atlanta Police Department at 404-658-6666. To remain anonymous, tipsters should contact Crime Stoppers at 404-577-TIPS (8477) or visit Crime Stoppers tipsters can receive a cash reward for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case.