DeKalb Police find gunshot victim after responding to accident

The approximate location of the apartments on Valley Brook. Image obtained via Google Maps

This story has been updated.

DeKalb County, GA — DeKalb Police said on May 4 they found a man in critical condition when they responded to an accident.

The accident occurred on U.S. 78 near North Druid Hills Road, police said.

“[DeKalb Police] responded to the area in reference to a vehicle accident,” a spokesperson for the Police Department said. “Once on scene, officers located a male suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to a local hospital in critical condition. It appears that the altercation began as a dispute at a nearby apartment complex that then turned mobile.”

Witnesses saw numerous emergency vehicles at the Valley Brook Crossing apartment complex near Scottdale. They also reported hearing multiple gunshots.

This story will be updated if more information becomes available.

Correction: An earlier version of this story misidentified the location of the accident. This story has been updated with the correct information. 

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