Atlanta Police: Murder victim found in woods

- Police are looking for a gunman who shot and killed a man in southwest Atlanta.

The shooting happened around 10:00 pm  Monday night in the 1900 block of Handley Avenue. Atlanta police responded to a call about a man being shot. 

Responding officers found a silver Nissan Altima running, with a bunch of shell casings nearby so they searched for the victim. There was no sign of him near the car, but police found an African-American man shot dead in some nearby woods. 

The victim's identity hasn't been released.

Neighbors told police they heard arguing before the gunfire rang out. Investigators aren't sure what triggered the dispute, or how the gunman fled the scene. They also don't know if the car belonged to the victim, shooter or possibly someone else.

Detectives and uniform officers went door to door early Tuesday morning, looking for clues.  Police are asking for anyone with information about the deadly shooting to come forward.

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