Man shot, killed inside car near Atlanta BeltLine, police say

ATLANTA — Atlanta police are investigating a deadly shooting just blocks away from the Atlanta BeltLine.

Homicide detectives say they responded to calls of a crash on Donnelly Avenue where officers found a man inside with a gunshot wound.

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Channel 2′s Justin Carter was on the scene Friday morning where the car had crashed through a chain link fence.

Police say the early stages of their investigation points to a second person being inside the vehicle with the victim at the time of the shooting.

Investigators say they believe the shots were fired from inside the vehicle, but have not called the second person believed to be inside a suspect.


Witnesses told Carter they were shocked to see something like this happen in their neighborhood.

“It’s a quiet neighborhood. It’s usually not like this. It’s a shocker to me,” said Brandon McDaniel.

The car is being sent of for processing to see what evidence police can get from it.

Police are still working to identify the victim, who is believed to be in his late 30s or early 40s.