Police: Man standing in front yard gunned down

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Authorities said they have identified the man gunned down in his front yard late Wednesday night in southwest Atlanta as police continue to search for the gunman in the deadly shooting.

The Fulton County Medical Examiner's Officers has identified the victim of a deadly shooting as 31-year-old Brandon Martin.

On Wednesday, just before 11 p.m., Atlanta Police received several calls about the shooting. It happened in the 700 block of Cascade Avenue SW.

Witnesses told investigators at least two people were in a car that approached Martin, as he in the front yard of a house. Someone inside the vehicle started shooting. The bullets continued as the car sped off.

Martin was rushed to the hospital where he later died.

"We have been given the description of a silver or gray sedan with at least two occupants who were shooting from their vehicle as they drove away," said Atlanta Police Lt. Andrea Webster.

Investigators said they do not have a motive for the shooting. They are also checking the area for any surveillance cameras that might have recorded the incident.

"We don't know if the victim was the intended target or not," Webster said.

Family members told FOX 5's Kerry Charles that Martin leaves behind two small children.

Anyone with information about the shooting should contact Atlanta Police or Crime Stoppers at 404-577-8477.