Man shot multiple times in southwest Atlanta

ATLANTA — Atlanta police shut down a major road Tuesday afternoon as they investigated a shooting in southwest Atlanta.

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NewsChopper 2 was over the area of Martin Luther King Jr. Drive and Peyton Place, where numerous officers were investigating in the road and near an Auto Zone. At least one K9 officer was also on the scene.


Police said a man was shot multiple times as the result of a “previous dispute that did not originally involve the victim.”

His identity and condition have not been released.

It’s unclear if police are searching for a shooter or if anyone has been taken into custody.