Partially clothed body discovered off Proctor Street - CBS46 News

Partially clothed body discovered off Proctor Street

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A body was discovered at 3:43 p.m. in northwest Atlanta Sunday.

Atlanta police told CBS Atlanta News that a person was lying chest down on the embankment of sunken land.

Police discovered the person was shot on Buford Hwy in Gwinnett County, but the body was taken to the 1000 block of Proctor St. NW.

Around 10 p.m. a person called 911 to report hearing screams and gunshots. Responding officers could not locate the victim, but did locate a significant amount of blood and a spent shell casing.

Detectives believe the victim may be a local man who was reported missing the same evening.

The investigation continues.

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