ATLANTA – A person was discovered murdered within the car parking zone of a boarded up northwest Atlanta retailer.
Somebody reported an individual was shot at round 7:20 a.m. on James Jackson Parkway.
Family members stated Clermon Walker misplaced his life the way in which he lived it, on the streets of Atlanta.
Relations rushed to the scene as phrase of the capturing unfold.
“We drove over right here as quick as we may via visitors, on the aspect of the street, as fast as we may, and I noticed him on the bottom,” the person’s son, Jeremiah Evans, stated.
Walker’s family members stated they’d’ve taken him in however he most popular a nomad’s life.
Walker was well-known within the neighborhood.
Mourners gathered close to a memorial within the car parking zone off James Jackson Parkway, the place his life got here to a violent finish.
Atlanta police examine a capturing on Aug. 31, 2022, on James Jackson Parkway. (FOX 5 Atlanta)
“It makes me unhappy as a result of it is my brother and their father and so they will not have the ability to see him no extra,” stated household buddy Deontae Harris.
Ronald Childress was sleeping close by and did not hear the gunshots. He known as 911 after somebody advised him they’d found Walker’s lifeless physique.
“I did not see when he was over there, when he got here,” Childress stated, “when he bought shot. I do not know.”
Murder detectives canvassed the realm, trying to find info that may level to a suspect and a potential motive.
As police looked for the shooter, Walker’s brother Kennard Davis known as for an finish to gun violence.
“For these out right here in these streets carrying weapons, taking the lives of individuals, ruining their communities, ruining households, it has to cease. It has to cease,” stated Davis.