DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — DeKalb Police are looking for clues to find out what led to a man being killed outside of a business Thursday evening. 

Lt. Rod Bryant with the department said their officers were called to Memorial Drive to investigate a person being shot.

"Per their arrival, they saw the victim lying on the ground, obviously deceased," Bryant said.

Crime scene tape marked of the scene right outside of the Elsa Food Mart and the neighboring FiFi's Package Store.

"Appears the victim was shot multiple times," Bryant added. 

The man has not been identified yet. Detectives responded to the scene and officers canvassed the area, looking for a possible suspect. But right now, they have little information about the crime. 

"We don't know what the motive is, just that this person was possibly shot by someone and that person fled the scene," he added.

Bryant said there are several cameras in the area and they are reviewing the surveillance to see if they can find out what happened. As for now, they are taking to witness about the shooting.

The investigation is ongoing. 

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