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Man, 71, shot to death in parking lot of Family Dollar store in Atlanta


ATLANTA — Police are investigating the shooting death of a 71-year-old man in the parking lot of a Family Dollar store in northwest Atlanta.

CBS 46 reports that the shooting happened at the store on Joseph E. Boone Drive early Wednesday morning.

Atlanta police Lt. Charles Hampton tells WSB-TV that investigators were not sure about the circumstances that led to the shooting. He said they planned to canvas the area to see whether there were any witnesses.

Few other details were immediately available early Wednesday morning.

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