DeKalb county police are investigating a deadly shooting from overnight.

Around 1:00 a.m. officers were called to Horse Shoe Drive in the area of Cottonwood Dr. in SE Atlanta where investigators said a man in his twenties was found dead with multiple gunshot wounds.

Someone nearby told police he heard gunshots and found the victim when he went to investigate.

There is no word on a suspect or the identity of the victim. The victim is described as a black male in his early twenties.

Police are continuing the investigation and 11Alive is working to confirm more details. Check back often for updates.