Atlanta police investigating after man shot in the back

Atlanta police are working to learn the details surrounding a shooting late Monday night in Campbellton Road.

The shooting was reported around 11:16 p.m. near the intersection of Campbellton Road SW and Dodson Street SW. Police say several men who were standing near a parked car took off on foot when they arrived at the scene. Officers eventually caught up with one of the men, who had been struck in the back by a bullet. 

That man was taken to the hospital. 

Police say they don't know why they ran.

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