DECATUR, Ga. -- Authorities are investigating a shooting that happened in a DeKalb County neighborhood on Thursday evening.
According to DeKalb County Police, the shooting happened on the 1300 block of Hidden Hills Parkway around 3:30 p.m. When officers arrived on the scene they say an injured man laying near the road. He was transported to a local medical center in serious condition.
Spokesperson for DeKalb PD, Mekka Parish, says the shooting happened after two people were engaged in a confrontation. The victim was shot as he attempted to run away from the area.
Witnesses say the suspect jumped into a gold Honda Civic and left the area.
No further information was immediately available.