ATLANTA – A 29-year-old father of four who was returning home from a birthday movie outing was shot to death early Sunday morning.
Deante Benton was shot to death outside 2086 Bent Creek Way in southwest Atlanta around 2:40 am.
Another man, 57, was shot in the incident and was taken to Grady Hospital.
A sister of the deceased man's girlfriend told 11Alive that the victim is a father of four children.
The woman said the father had just gotten home from seeing a movie when someone pulled up and shot him and the other man. He had celebrated his 29th birthday on Saturday.
Police said the shooting stemmed from a verbal altercation.
Police do not have a description of the shooter at this time, but said the community is cooperating in their investigation.
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