Man dies after being shot in head Tuesday at MARTA station

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A deadly shooting shuts down rail service at the Ashby MARTA station on April 11, 2023. (FOX 5)

Rail service to the Ashby MARTA station in northwest Atlanta was temporarily suspended Tuesday afternoon after a deadly shooting.

It happened just after 4:20 p.m. Tuesday. Officers received a report of a shooting at the station located at 65 Joseph E. Lowery Blvd. NW. 

MARTA Police say Grady EMS responded to the scene, but the man was pronounced dead at the scene. Investigators say the man suffered a gun shot wound to the head.

The name of the man has not been released.

No arrests have been made.

The shooting is under investigation.

SKYFOX 5 flew over the scene shortly after 5 p.m. and spotted at least a dozen police cars surrounding the station.

MARTA officials say the incident impacted rail service along the Green and Blue lines at the Vine City, Ashby, Bankhead, and West Lake stations with service to Ashby being discontinued through about 8:30 p.m.

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