Victim identified in fatal DeKalb County shooting - CBS46 News

Victim identified in fatal DeKalb County shooting

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Victim: Paul Taylor Victim: Paul Taylor

DeKalb County police released the name of the victim involved in a fatal shooting in the Decatur area on Columbia Drive.

Officers responded to a shooting call shortly before noon on Sunday. When they arrived Paul Taylor had been taken to a local hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

Jasmine Jones told CBS Atlanta News Taylor raised her like she was his own child. She's always known him as Pops.

"I never knew my father. But he came along and he raised me. Then I had a son and he's always been there for my son," said Jones.

DeKalb County has not released information surrounding the shooting due to the current investigation. A rifle was found on the driveway.

Family members told CBS Atlanta News that Taylor sold cars from his residence and didn't know why anyone would want to harm him.

"The world now a days, don't nobody care. Don't nobody care about one another," said Jones.

Neighbors told CBS Atlanta News that they believe Taylor was being robbed when he was shot. DeKalb County police have not confirmed what caused the shooting.

"I will never forget him. He might be gone but he's going to always be in my heart," said Jones.

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