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New ‘shot spotter’ technology led police to deadly shooting overnight – WSB-TV Channel 2

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ATLANTA — New technology led police to a deadly shooting in southwest Atlanta.

Channel 2′s Audrey Washington spoke with neighbors on Beckwith Street in southwest Atlanta.

Police said the detectors helped them get to the scene within minutes.

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Atlanta police are still searching for the shooter.

Police said they got the shot spotter alert and rushed over to Beckwith Street, where they found a man in his 20s shot dead in a dirt alley.

“Right now, we have some ballistic evidence that was recovered on scene,” said Ralph Woolfolk,

homicide commander for the Atlanta Police Department.

Detectives said it was a shot spotter detector on top of a light pole that alerted officers of shots fired in the area.

Justin Whitt lives near the homicide scene.

“It could be essentially in helping fight and reduce some of the crime,” he said.

He said someone shot him in this same area back in September. The shooting…

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