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UPDATE: Rapper killed in Kirkwood shooting

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UPDATE: Rapper killed in Kirkwood shooting


An Atlanta Police vehicle. Source: Wikimedia Commons

A murder in the heart of Kirkwood left the community rattled Sunday evening.

The shooting occurred on Hosea Williams in the vicinity of Urban Pie not far from a police precinct. The roads around the incident were closed off.

A spokesperson for the Atlanta Police Department said, “Officers responded to a person shot call at the location. Upon arrival it was confirmed that a male on scene died of an apparent gunshot wound.”

According to 11 Alive, the victim is local rapper Yung Mazi.

Police are still gathering information and this story will be updated when new details become available.

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