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Man shot at Midtown-area apartments

We are working to learn more about what led to the shooting or if anyone is in custody.

ATLANTA — A man was shot outside Gables Midtown apartments Tuesday afternoon, police said.

An 11Alive producer saw medics attending to the man on the ground outside the buildings near the parking garage off Monroe Drive, not far from the Ansley Mall shopping plaza.

Atlanta Police Department investigators said the shooting happened around 12:16 p.m. They were called to the area where they found a man shot.

He was rushed to the hospital for surgery, and in an evening update, police confirmed he died.

After investigating, detectives ruled the shooting a justifiable homicide. They said a felon was killed by a private citizen. 

11Alive reached out for more details about those involved.

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