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Police identify man killed in Stonecrest shooting

Police were called to investigate Tuesday afternoon.
Credit: 11Alive

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — A man died from injuries after a shooting in Stonecrest Tuesday afternoon.

DeKalb County Police Department investigators were called to an area by 6200 Sunflower Pl. just before 3:30 p.m. When officers arrived, they found a man in his 50s who had been shot, they said. The address seems to be in a small neighborhood.

He was rushed to the hospital to receive critical care where he later died. Police later identified him as 59-year-old Willie Johnson.

Investigators are still in the neighborhood and are now joined by homicide detectives. Police did not offer any other details.

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