Man shot, killed in Craigslist exchange gone wrong; suspect at large

1 shot, killed near Cumberland Mall in Craigslist exchange, police seek suspect

SMYRNA, Ga. – Officers responded to a person shot and killed across the street from Cumberland Mall, in front of Carrabba's restaurant, after what they said, was a deal gone bad.

The call came in at 1:30 p.m., Monday afternoon, Smyrna Police said, and they believe that it was a Craigslist exchange that went very wrong.

“It appears that he came here to do a Craigslist-style type transaction, when the transaction went bad.”

CPR was administered on the scene; however, the victim succumbed to the gunshot wound. He has not been identified.

Police said they do not have a suspect in custody.

The Smyrna Police are investigating the case as a homicide.

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