Shooting leaves man dead off of I-20 in DeKalb

DeKALB COUNTY, Ga. -- DeKalb police confirm that one man is dead after allegedly being chased down and shot by an unknown suspect.

The incident happened around 2:30 p.m. near I-20 and Wesley Chapel Road. Police believe the victim died while being chased on foot by the suspect. At some point, the suspect fired, hitting the victim. He was pronounced dead on the scene. 

DeKalb County Police Spokesperson Shiera Campbell said that the suspect then ran.

"As of right now, he is still at large and it's an ongoing investigation," Campbell said. "Right now we don't have a clear description of the suspect."

Police have not released the name of the victim pending the notification of family.  So far, he is only described as a 21-year-old black male.

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