Man found dead in wooded area, vehicle abandoned nearby


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Police are trying to determine what happened after a man was found shot to death in a wooded area of southwest Atlanta with his vehicle abandoned nearby.

The man’s body was found in an area near a home on Handley Avenue around 10:30 p.m. on Monday. Police found the man’s vehicle running just a short distance away.

Officers were able to secure a search warrant for the home and they arrested a man and seized a large amount of marijuana.

Police say they’re treating the investigation as a homicide.

The identity of the victim has not been released but police say the man is between 20 and 30 years old.

No suspects are in custody.

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