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Man dies after shooting at Lithonia gas station

Police believe the shooting followed an argument between the shooter and the victim.

LITHONIA, Ga. - DeKalb Police has confirmed a man shot at a gas station Tuesday morning has died.

The shooting happened in the 7000 block of Covington Highway near Phillips Road around 10:44 a.m.

The victim was originally rushed from the scene in critical condition, according to DeKalb Police Department Spokesperson Lonzy Robertson. However, he confirmed the death around 5 p.m.

Police still have limited details on the suspect, who allegedly fired a shot after getting into an augment with the victim. Detectives later canvassed the area for witnesses and video in hopes of gaining more details on the suspect.

It's unclear if the shooter ran away from the scene or got in a vehicle to escape.

Right now, police are withholding the name the victim pending notification of family.

11Alive is working to gather more information.

PHOTOS | Man shot at Lithonia gas station