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ATLANTA -- Authorities continue investigation of a fatal shooting on the 3700 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in northwest Atlanta.

According to Lt. Paul Guerrucci, police arrived to the scene around 10:00 Tuesday night and founda male and a female victim who had been shot.

The male was pronounced dead on scene shortly after the shooting. The female was transported to a local medical center.

From early investigation, Guerrucci believes the shooting may have happened outside a home. The male victim went back inside after he was shot, where he died. Guerrucci said he looks to be in his mid-twenties.

Guerrucci said police will continue investigation and to verify initial information they have gathered so far.