DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. - A man is dead after someone shot him in the front yard of his home.
Homicide investigators told Channel 2’s Darryn Moore they believe robbery was the motive.
Channel 2 Action News was there as DeKalb County police crime scene investigators counted and bagged up money in the front yard where someone shot the man.
It happened on Beech Drive off of Memorial Drive.
Investigators told Moore the victim was walking towards his house when a lone gunman tried to rob him.
Police said several shots were fired and struck the victim.
Investigators said emergency crews rushed the man, in his 20s, to a nearby hospital where he was listed in critical condition.
A short time later the victim died from his injuries.