An investigation is underway after a man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds died at Grady Memorial Hospital.

Atlanta Police received a 911 call for a person shot on the 300 block of Fletcher Street SW just before 10:00 Thursday night.

Police said the victim was sitting outside the building, which is a neighborhood corner store, when he was assaulted.

"We are looking for one suspect who we believe is responsible for this shooting and at this time we are canvassing the neighborhood looking for additional leads. So we are urging anyone who was in the area that might have heard anything or may have seen the suspect who was fleeing on Fletcher towards Windsor to please call CrimeStoppers." said Lt. Ricardo Vazquez, Homicide Unit Commander.

Officers are working to notify the victim's family as the search for the shooter continues.

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