DeKalb County

Man shot, killed in Popeyes parking lot in DeKalb identified

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — DeKalb County police told a Channel 2 photographer a man is dead after a fight broke out in a Popeyes parking lot.

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Police said they responded to a shots fired call that came in just after 5 p.m. along Redan Road near South Hariston Road in DeKalb.

When they arrived, they learned a shooting took place outside of the business.


Although it is unclear how the altercation started, a man was struck by gunfire and was transported to the hospital where he died.

Police have identified the victim as 25-year-old DeAngelo Taylor. His next of kin have been identified.

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Police did not say if they had a person of interest in mind.


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