Southwest Atlanta

ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) -- Atlanta Police are investigating a shooting that left a man dead Wednesday evening in SW Atlanta.

The male victim was shot in the abdomen at 5:35 p.m. in the 500 block of Joseph E. Lowery Blvd SW. He was transported to Grady Memorial Hospital where he succumb to his injuries.

The victim, who is described as being in his late 20's to early 30's, was getting out of his vehicle when he was shot.

Witnesses told police the suspect fled the scene in a red Dodge Charger with black stripe on the hood.

The investigation is ongoing. 

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