Police search for person of interest in Auburn Avenue shooting death

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Police are hoping surveillance video will help find the man investigators describe as a person of interest in a deadly shooting in the Sweet Auburn Historic District.

Police said 32-year-old Martavious Boyd and another man got into an argument in the 100 block of Auburn Avenue around 11:30 Sunday night. The unidentified man pulled a gun and started shooting, according to police. The victim was hit at least once.

Paramedics rushed him to Grady Memorial Hospital, which is located about a quarter mile away, but he later died.

Investigators released surveillance video from a local convenience store, calling the man on the cell phone inside a person of interest in the case. 

If you consider yourself a friend-- step up. Forget the street code," said stepfather Robert Willis, who is concerned some of Boyd's friends and acquaintances may have key information that could lead to an arrest.

Willis and family members said Boyd had plenty of friends around the Sweet Auburn Historic District, having grown up in a nearby neighborhood.  

"That's what you're doing to this family: denying them peace by not stepping up," Willis said.  

Anyone with information on the case is asked to call Crime Stoppers.