JONESBORO, Ga – Police are investigating a shooting late Friday night that left one man dead.

Demarcus Myers, 24, was found underneath a carport by police around 11:15 pm. Police were responding to reports of a shooting at the Bogota Way location.

Myers was taken to a local hospital but later died from his injuries.

“The preliminary investigation revealed that the shooting occurred as Myers was participating in an outdoor gathering with family and friends,” according to a Clayton County police statement. “Several witnesses have been interviewed and a search warrant has also been executed at the location.”

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