Police: Mother gunned down in front of son

Police in Atlanta are searching for a man who gunned down a 33-year-old mother in front of her son in a southwest Atlanta parking lot.

It happened in a strip mall in the 300 block of Cleveland Avenue SW around 6:30 p.m. Police said officer arrived to find the woman dead from an apparent gunshot wound to the head.

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All four lanes of Cleveland Avenue were shut down between I-75 and 3rd Avenue for about three hours while investigators worked the scene. Police said detectives will be combing over surveillance videos from nearby businesses all in hopes of getting a good description of the gunman.

The circumstances surrounding the shooting are still unclear. Investigators have not yet released the name of the victim.

That gunman is still on the run.