Man found shot to death, prompting major police response in Atlanta neighborhood

ATLANTA — There was a large police presence in an Atlanta neighborhood after a man was found dead in the area earlier Monday.

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NewsChopper 2 was over Chappell Road Monday afternoon, where there were dozens of law enforcement vehicles including SWAT trucks. Officers appeared to have a home surrounded.


Earlier Monday morning, a body was found near a gas station at the intersection of Chappell Road and Donald Lee Hollowell. It’s unclear how or if the two scenes are related.

Police said the victim was a 32-year-old man who had been shot. Police did not release his name.

It’s unclear if police have identified a suspect or taken anyone into custody.

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Police would not comment on the situation except to say that it is an active investigation.