Man fatally shot near Atlanta hospital identified - CBS46 News

Man fatally shot near Atlanta hospital identified

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ATLANTA (CBS46) -

Police said a man who was shot near a hospital in downtown Atlanta has died.

Atlanta police said Antonio Diggs, 35, was shot twice Thursday afternoon on Armstrong Street near Grady Memorial Hospital.

Diggs was taken to the hospital where he died.

The preliminary investigation indicates that the shooting may have started as a verbal altercation that escalated to gunfire and investigators believe Diggs and suspect knew each other.

The exact motive for the shooting is unknown and the investigation continues.

A detailed description of the suspect wasn't immediately available.

Any with information on this homicide is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 404-577-TIPS (8477), online or by texting CSA and the tip to CRIMES (274637).

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