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Man shot to death in 'targeted attack' at Midtown apartment complex; suspect on run, police say

Atlanta Police tell 11Alive the victim appears to be 25 to 30 years old, and the shooting stemmed from a dispute between the victim and suspect.

ATLANTA — A man was shot and killed in what Atlanta Police are describing as a "targeted attack" Sunday afternoon at an apartment complex in a Midtown neighborhood.

The shooting happened at The Atlantic Loring Heights apartment complex at 294 Deering Road NW around 2:30 p.m. On Monday the victim was identified as 35-year-old Tarsem Singh.

When police arrived, they found the victim suffering from several gunshot wounds. He was rushed to Grady Hospital where he died from his injuries.

Atlanta Police homicide commander Lt. Germain Dearlove said the suspect and victim knew each other and that it was a dispute that led to gunfire. Now, the suspect is on the run.

Dearlove said the alleged shooter took off in a silver Nissan Maxima, but police did not yet have a description of the suspect or the license plate number of the car.

The suspect and victim did not live at the apartment complex, Dearlove said, adding they did not yet know why the two were there. 

11Alive's Dawn White was on the scene and spoke with neighbors in the area. They said Loring Heights is usually a quiet area and called the shooting across the street from them "scary" and "saddening."

“I would say that we don't have a lot of crime here for the most part," neighbor Nicholas Viola said.

Viola said he sees car crashes in the area but never violence like a shooting.

"There's a park right down the street that we take our daughter to, so it’s just interesting and a little scary to know that somebody was shot a couple of hundred feet away from my house," Viola said.

Here was video of the scene just after the shooting:

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