Man shot to death after argument escalates to gun violence in southwest Atlanta

An argument just after midnight turned deadly Friday morning when police responded to calls for a person shot in southwest Atlanta.

ATLANTA (CBS46) — An argument turned deadly just after midnight Friday morning when police responded to calls for a person shot in southwest Atlanta.

It happened at around 1:20 a.m. near a gas station on Oak Street.

A preliminary investigation suggests two men began arguing and at some point that altercation escalated leaving a man with at least one gunshot wound. He was taken to the hospital where he died from his injuries.

The shooter, who remains at-large, fled the scene. 

Police are asking anyone with information related to this incident to call Crime Stoppers.

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