According to Officer John Chafee, police were dispatched to the intersection of Ormond and Greenfield streets shortly before 9 p.m. There they found an unresponsive man lying in the street with a small amount of blood around his mouth.
Kelsey Thornton, 37, was transported to Grady Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Police found him just outside the Greenfield St. home he lived in.
At this time, police say there are no leads in the murder.The family and neighbors of Kelcey "Skeet" Thornton will hold a candlelight vigil in his memory on Tuesday night.
The vigil will be held at 8 p.m. at the site of the shooting at the corner of Greenfield and Ormond streets.
Anyone with information on this case is
asked to contact Crime Stoppers.
Any information can be submitted anonymously to the Crime Stoppers Atlanta tip line at 404-577-TIPS (8477), online www.crimestoppersatlanta.org or by texting CSA and the tip to CRIMES (274637). Persons do not have to give their name or any identifying information to be eligible for the reward of up to $2,000.