DeKalb County

Driver found shot to death in crashed vehicle on I-285, shutting all lanes down

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — DeKalb County police say a man was found shot to death in a vehicle on I-285 Tuesday afternoon, shutting down all lanes of the highway.

According to DeKalb police dispatch, officers are responding to a call of a shooting in the westbound lanes of I-285 near I-675.

Police said the victim is a man in his 40s but didn’t release any other identifying information.

Police said no one is in custody.

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At least half a dozen police cars and a fire engine currently have the highway blocked as police conduct their investigation.

Police said they plan to open two lanes in the next 30 minutes, but that the rest of the lanes will be closed for at least another two hours.

Drivers were being routed off the highway.

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