Police identify man gunned down in his front yard

The Associated PressJuly 15, 2014 

— Police have identified a man killed in the front yard of his DeKalb County home as 25-year-old Damatre Hedrick.

Authorities say Hedrick was shot on Beech Drive off of Memorial Drive late Sunday.

Homicide investigators tell WSB-TV (http://bit.ly/1hYCbTE ) that robbery is believed to be the motive.

Investigators say the Hedrick was walking toward his house when a lone gunman tried to rob him. Police said several shots were fired and struck Hedrick. He was taken to a nearby hospital and later died of his injuries.

Information from: WSB-TV, http://www.wsbtv.com/index.html

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