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Man shot and killed in Morrow area neighborhood

MORROW — Clayton County police are investigating the death of a man who was shot in a neighborhood near Morrow early Tuesday.

Police were called out to the 6000 block of Oak Mill Court at 3:30 a.m. on a report that a person had been shot, said police spokesman Officer Eddie Soto.

When they arrived, they found William Fernando Barnes, 38, had been fatally shot.

Soto said he could not confirm whether Barnes was already dead when officers arrived at the scene or if he died in route to a hospital.

Soto said investigators are not releasing additional details at this time, including where Barnes was from, as they continue to investigate his death.