UPDATE: Please join us today at the Public Safety Headquarters at 2:00pm for an update and information release regarding the homicide that occurred Friday on Marietta Blvd. The case’s lead investigator, Kevin Otts, will be available for sound and update the media on the investigation. We will be releasing a picture of the suspect vehicle, a picture of a person last seen driving the suspect vehicle, and a video of the suspect in the vehicle at his last known location.
Additionally, the victim’s immediate family will be present to speak with the media.
On 4-26-2013 around 3:00pm officers responded to a person injured call on Marietta Blvd near Chattahoochee Ave in Northwest Atlanta. Upon arrival officer found an injured male who was transported to Grady Hospital where he died from his injuries. The preliminary investigation indicates that the male victim was driving south on Marietta Blvd and at some point he was struck with a hammer and shot at least one time during what may have been a robbery attempt. The suspects the fled the scene southbound on Marietta Blvd in a black midsize SUV.
Atlanta Police Homicide Investigators are asking anyone who was in the area and may have seen something to call Crime Stoppers at 404-577-8477 or Investigators at 404-546-4235.
Homicide Suspect from 2053 Marietta BLVD.