The Atlanta Police Department is investigating a northeast Atlanta shooting that resulted in the deaths of two men.

According to a preliminary police report, Dec. 31 at about 4 a.m., officers responded to a 911 call regarding someone being shot at 2531 Lenox Road.

“Two adult males, both the apparent victims of a shooting, were found deceased in a red Kia Sorrento,” the report stated. “The vehicle is believed to have been traveling through the intersection of Buford (Highway) at Lenox (Road) when the shooting occurred. Investigators are on scene and working to determine the circumstances surrounding what appears to be a targeted shooting.”

As part of its investigation, police closed all lanes of Lenox Road between Buford Highway and Interstate 85 but reopened them later in the morning. The victims have not been identified yet by police.


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