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Man shot, killed at Atlanta park

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Atlanta police say a man was shot to death at a park while kids were playing nearby.

"Some kids came from the basketball court and said, ‘There's a dead body down there,'" said Lewis Melvin, a witness.

It happened Sunday afternoon at Oakland City Park on Oakland Drive in southwest Atlanta.

The victim was shot in the head and the side.

"We just heard three shots," said Melvin.

He was taken to the hospital, and police say he was alert, conscious and breathing.

He died a few hours later. Police are looking for a suspect. will continue to update this story.

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