Man shot dead in northwest Atlanta, police say

Police are investigating a shooting that left a man dead on Joseph E. Boone Boulevard on Aug. 30. (FOX 5 Atlanta) (FOX 5 Atlanta)

The Atlanta Police Department said a man died after being shot Monday night in northwest Atlanta.

Police said officers found one adult man shot at around 6:44 p.m. at 617 Joseph E. Boone Boulevard in Atlanta. Police initially described the man as alert and said the man was breathing, but said he died of his injuries at a hospital.

Investigators are now working to determine the circumstances surrounding the shooting.

No officers fired shots, an official said. 

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