Police need help finding ‘person of interest’ in deadly Forest Park shooting

CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. — The Forest Park Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying a “person of interest” in a shooting that left a man dead.

On May 27, police were called to the Breckenridge Apartments on Old Dixie Highway in reference to a shooting. When officers arrived, they found a man lying on the ground next to his car with multiple gunshot wounds. He was taken to the hospital where he later died.

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A GoFundMe page identified the victim as 28-year-old Delmario Benton. The page described him as a “loyal, passionate young man, who cared dearly for his family and those around him.”

If you recognize the male or have any information on this incident, please call the Forest Park Police Department at 404-366-4141 or the Criminal Investigations Division at 404-608-2366. Information can be given anonymously. You can also submit a tip to Crime Stoppers at 404-577-8477.