1 dead in shooting

1 dead in shooting outside Publix in DeKalb County
1 dead in shooting outside Publix in DeKalb County

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DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — A man is dead in the parking lot of a Publix in DeKalb County Wednesday afternoon, police said.

It happened around the time of Noon in Emory Commons Shopping Center, off North Decatur Road about a mile from Emory University, where officers found a man in his 20s with a gunshot wound.

They said he might have been inside a car.

The shooting occurred at 2155 hours north of Decatur Road on Wednesday afternoon. Title belongs to Publix at Emory Commons.

“The DKPD is responding to the site in reference to the shooting of a person. At this time, I can confirm that we have one male victim who has died,” police said.

A police statement added: “Our investigators are responding to the site to continue the investigation.”

A man died in the shooting. It is unclear whether someone shot the man or whether the shot was from his own injury.

“Our investigators are responding to the site to continue the investigation,” police told Channel 2 Action News.

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