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Man found shot to death near U-Haul truck in southeast Atlanta

He was found just after 11 p.m. on Hutchens Road.

ATLANTA — A man was found dead overnight near a U-Haul truck in southeast Atlanta, police said on Tuesday. 

Officers received a call around 11:15 p.m. on Monday that someone had been shot on 719 Hutchens Rd SE. That's in a neighborhood less than half away from South Atlanta High School.

When they arrived, the department said they found a 28-year-old man shot dead "in the middle of the road." Earlier, the department said they believe the victim was driving or riding in the U-Haul truck. They added that truck was still running and appeared to be empty. 

The Atlanta Police Department said their homicide unit responded and that the investigation is ongoing. There was no information released about possible suspects or a motive. 

This is a developing story. Check back often for new information.

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