I-20 shooting remains mystery

Man inside bullet riddled $400,000 car dies

Friday, April 12, 2013 8:23 AM
Last updated 10:00 PM
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ATLANTA — Police say they’re continuing to investigate why a motorist driving a luxury car was gunned down on an interstate outside Atlanta.

Authorities say the unidentified man was shot Thursday evening inside a black Maybach on Interstate 20 in DeKalb County. The car had a Florida license tag and a front plate stating “Blessed.”

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that an off-duty Atlanta police had stopped after noticing gunshot damage to the car. All the doors were locked, so the officer broke a rear window to help the wounded motorist inside. The motorist was taken to a hospital and later pronounced dead.

DeKalb County Police spokeswoman Mekka Parish says witnesses told investigators shots were fired at the luxury sedan from a white SUV that fled the scene.

Many Maybachs sell for $400,000 and more.

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rmwhitley
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rmwhitley 04/12/13 - 10:02 am
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atlanta
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put on a show for the Final Four but is now "thankfully back" to it's normal reality. A southern version of chicago.

curly123053
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curly123053 04/12/13 - 10:15 am
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??

Sounds kinda like a Mafia hit!

Little Lamb
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Little Lamb 04/12/13 - 11:02 am
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Why?

The police will not discover why until they first find out who.

BamaMan
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BamaMan 04/12/13 - 11:09 am
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???

Never heard of that kind of vehicle. HAS to be a mob-type thing, maybe a tv evangelist? WHO owns a car like that? This story, if we're privy to hear further, should be interesting!

Riverman1
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Riverman1 04/12/13 - 12:45 pm
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Not "Blessed."

Not "Blessed."

Darby
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Darby 04/12/13 - 06:00 pm
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"Sounds kinda like a Mafia hit!"

Not to me. Sounds more like a hate crime...

Getting even with the One per-centers...

Lkn4Ans
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Lkn4Ans 04/12/13 - 08:30 pm
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Wow...

for that kind of money this vehicle should come fully equipped with bullet-proof windows.

proudgunowner
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proudgunowner 04/12/13 - 11:28 pm
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Rapper wars....round 2
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Rapper wars....round 2

Darby
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Darby 04/13/13 - 10:45 pm
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Still believe it

was a hate crime. Has all the earmarks...

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