Man dead in west Atlanta after gunshot wound to face

Man shot and killed in Atlanta

ATLANTA -- Officials have confirmed that a man shot in the face in west Atlanta has died.

The incident happened late Friday night in the 1800 block of Markone Street NW.

Officals with the Fulton County Medical Examiner have identified him as 28-year-old Benjamin Thompson of Griffin, Ga., but at this time police have not given a cause for the shooting.

11Alive will continue to work to gather more information as it becomes available.

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