Atlanta

Man shot to death in downtown Atlanta, investigation underway

ATLANTA — Authorities are investigating a shooting in downtown Atlanta.

Atlanta police told Channel 2 Action News at 3:04 a.m. Sunday, officers received reports of a person shot on Peachtree Street SW.

When officers arrived, they found a man who had been shot multiple times.

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The victim was taken to the hospital, where he died.

The identity of the victim has not been released.

According to the investigation, the shooting began after a dispute escalated to gunfire.

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Authorities said the shooter ran away from the scene before officers arrived.

No further information has been provided.

The shooting remains under investigation.

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