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Man shot before crashing into cars, DeKalb apartment building later dies

Police haven't released many details about the shooting but did report homicide detectives were on the scene.

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — DeKalb County Police are investigating a deadly shooting that occurred Saturday evening in a residential area of the county.

11Alive has learned that the shooting happened in the 1400 block of Bouldercrest and that at least one person has died. The shooting scene is located in a western portion of the county south of I-20.

A man who was shot in his car at a DeKalb County apartment complex struck several vehicles before crashing into a building. He later died from his injuries, police said. It happened at the Artesian Villa Apartments.

The 30-year-old victim, Jireh Morris, was alive at the time, but later died at the hospital, police said. 

A police investigation determined that the victim may have known his shooter, they said. 

No one else was hurt in the shooting.