Police charge suspect in deadly southeast Atlanta shooting

UPDATE: Atlanta police have charged a man with murder in a deadly shooting that occurred in Southeast Atlanta on Saturday evening.

Police did not release the identity of the suspect or the victim. 

Sgt. Jarius Daugherty said officers detained a man at the scene of the shooting on Moreland Ave when they arrived to find a person shot dead. Police said the man was later arrested and charged with murder. The investigation continues.

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ORIGINAL STORY: Police are investigating after a man was shot and killed in southeast Atlanta Saturday night.

According to investigators, officers went to Moreland Avenue near the intersection of Memorial Drive around 8:09 p.m. Police found an adult male suffering from a gunshot at the scene.

The victim was later pronounced dead on the scene, police said.

Authorities confirmed at least one person was detained.

Other details surrounding the shooting were not immediately made available.

An investigation is ongoing.

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