DECATUR, GA - DeKalb County Police said a man who was shot in the head while he was driving his vehicle Thursday night, died early Friday morning.

At 10:00 p.m., officer responded to a person shot call outside the Laurel Mill Apartment Homes located at 2566 Whites Mill Road.

When police arrived, they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound to his head inside a crashed vehicle across the street from the apartment complex.

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The victim was transported to the hospital and was in critical condition. Police said he died around 2 a.m.

Police believe the victim was shot while he was leaving the residence but are not sure whether or not the shooter was inside the vehicle or outside.

A large amount of shell casings were found on the ground at the scene and investigations are still underway.

If anyone has any information related to this murder, please contact DeKalb PD Robbery and Homicide Unit.

PHOTOS | Man shot in the head outside Decatur apartments