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Published on April 22, 2024
Man Fatally Shot After Argument at DeKalb County Food Mart on Flat Shoals ParkwaySource: Google Street View

A fatal shooting at a DeKalb County Food Mart has left a man dead after an apparent argument turned deadly. The incident occurred Sunday evening near Wellington Court on Flat Shoals Parkway, as reported by Fox 5 Atlanta.

According to DeKalb County Police Department, officers were dispatched at approximately 7:19 p.m. to the 3800 block of Flat Shoals Parkway following reports of a shooting. Upon arrival, police discovered the body of an adult male in the threshold of the establishment. It is believed that the victim was embroiled in an argument with the shooter just before to fatally being shot.

Details on the suspect remain scant as detectives continue their investigation into the circumstances surrounding the altercation. The identity of the victim has not yet been disclosed by authorities, and no suspect information has been provided at this time.

11Alive also covered the incident, noting that the DeKalb County Police were on the scene to conduct an initial probe into the death, which they confirmed was the result of a shooting. The community is left to anxiously await more details as police work to quickly identify and apprehend the individual responsible for the crime. As the story develops, more information is expected to be released by the DeKalb County Police Department.