Man fatally shot while waiting for drive-thru order in Atlanta - CBS46 News

Man fatally shot while waiting for drive-thru order in Atlanta

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ATLANTA (CBS ATLANTA) -

Atlanta police are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred in a southwest Atlanta restaurant parking lot early Friday morning.

The shooting happened in the parking lot of Checker's at about 2:45 a.m. in the 2100 block of Campbellton Road southwest.

Witnesses told CBS Atlanta News that the male victim was waiting for his takeout order in the parking lot when another man approached his car and shot him.

The suspect took off from the parking lot before police were able to arrest him.

Police were able to get a partial description of the suspect from the victim, who was semi-conscious when officers arrived at the scene. Police said he had been shot in his midsection.

The victim was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital in critical condition where he later died.

Police haven't made any arrests.

Check back with CBSAtlanta.com for updates.

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