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Fatal shooting on Wingfoot Court in DeKalb County considered justified

Shooting scene on Wingfoot Court Saturday night.
Shooting scene on Wingfoot Court Saturday night.(Jessie Williams)
Published: May. 7, 2022 at 9:36 PM EDT|Updated: May. 8, 2022 at 3:40 PM EDT
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DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. (CBS46) - An investigation is underway after a man was fatally shot behind a grocery store on Wingfoot Court in DeKalb County Saturday night.

DeKalb County Police say at 8:23 p.m., officers responded to the 4100 block of Wingfoot Court in reference to a person shot and located a male in his 40s behind the Kroger on Flat Shoals Parkway and Flakes Mill Road with an apparent gunshot wound. He later died from his injuries.

DKPD says upon further investigation, this homicide was determined to be justified. They say during a gathering at a residence, the two individuals got into an argument. The man who was killed, identified as 40-year-old Linus White, produced a firearm and shot at the victim, who then returned fire with his own handgun, killing White.

Police say no charges are expected at this time.

Anyone with information regarding this shooting should contact the DeKalb County Police Department.