Shooting at southwest Atlanta apartment complex leaves 1 man dead

A man is dead after a shooting at an apartment complex in southwest Atlanta overnight.
Published: Nov. 6, 2023 at 5:49 AM EST|Updated: Nov. 6, 2023 at 12:44 PM EST
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ATLANTA, Ga. (Atlanta News First) - A man is dead after an overnight shooting in southwest Atlanta.

It happened at the Capitol View apartments on the 600 block of University Avenue. Atlanta police say a call came in for a person shot just after midnight. When officers arrived at the scene, they found a man in his 20s or 30s dead with a gunshot wound.

Police believe the victim is a resident of the apartment complex. They believe an escalated dispute led to the shooting and say the incident does not appear to be random.

No arrests have been made at this time, but police say they believe the gunman may be local to the area.

Investigators will be following up with the management of the complex for possible surveillance footage and officers are also asking any witnesses to come forward.

If you have any information, 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.