Man found shot dead near burning car in southwest Atlanta, police say

Police investigated a deadly shooting in Atlanta on Saturday afternoon. A man was found shot dead near a burning car on Cunningham Place. (Photo: FOX 5 Atlanta)

Atlanta Police Department investigators said they're investigating a fatal shooting in Southwest Atlanta after a man was found dead near a burning car.

Police said officers investigated a call of a person shot on Cunningham Place at around 1:38 a.m. 

Officers found a vehicle on fire and the unidentified man dead at the scene. 

Investigators said the victim was driving in the area when he was shot.

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Police have not identified a suspect. 

Detectives are investigating a motive in the shooting. 

The crime scene is southwest of Atlanta University Center where Morehouse College, Spelman College and Clark Atlanta University are located. 

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