Man shot dead inside car, say police

COLLEGE PARK — Clayton County police said a man was shot while sitting in the driver’s seat of a Honda parked at an apartment complex.

Bernard Afakhumhe, 48, was shot in the chest, elbow and leg, said police. His wife, Patience Afakhumhe, 48, was sitting in the passenger seat and was injured but not from the shooting, said police.

Police responded to the scene at 5:42 a.m. Friday and found the couple sitting inside the Honda Passport at Willow Way Apartments on Riverdale Road, less than seven miles from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.

Patience Afakhumhe told police her husband was getting ready to take her to work when the shooting happened. She was transported by Clayton County EMS to the hospital for treatment of the unspecified wounds.

The Clayton County Police Department is investigating the shooting. No arrests have been made, said police.