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2 suspects on the run after deadly carjacking in southeast Atlanta

ATLANTA — Police are searching for two people after a man was shot and killed during a carjacking in southeast Atlanta.

Atlanta police were called to Carey Drive around 1 p.m. when they found the victim shot in the chest. He was taken to Grady Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police confirmed to Channel 2's Rikki Klaus that a man and woman are on the run in the victim's stolen 2016 silver Honda Accord with Georgia tag CIJ1409.

Police identified the victim as 65-year-old Victor Green, of Duluth.

Police sent the following descriptions to Channel 2 Action News:

  • "Male suspect: Approximately 5'7" tall, medium complexion, thin build, short hair, black jacket, black or blue pants, black air max shoes with red bubble, clean shaven.  He appeared to be in his early 20's and was wearing a fanny pack which contained a black handgun."
  • "Female suspect: Approximately 5'4" to 5'5" tall, medium complexion, thin build, black skull cap, black and white jacket with 'pink' on the front, black leggings, black air force ones, armed with a black handgun."

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Klaus learned Green and a co-worker were sitting inside the car when the duo approached them.

According to police, the man opened the passenger door and demanded at gunpoint the coworker's items before he ordered her to exit the car. Police said the woman stood with her as the man searched for the victim's wallet and phone.

The co-worker was able to escape and flee the scene, but she heard three gunshots fired. Green was pushed out of the car as the man and woman took off, police said.

Anyone who sees the suspects or the 2016 Honda Accord are urged to call 911.

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