The shooting happened Monday night at a Chevron gas station on Flat Shoals Road in DeKalb County.

Father of 3 shot over parking spot

According to a store employee who spoke with Channel 2 Action News, the shooter was moving from a pump and trying to back into a parking space, when the disagreement over the spot began at a Chevron gas station on Flat Shoals Road.

Police say the shooter followed 38-year-old Timothy Hill into the store and shot him.

Hill was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital, where he died from his injuries.

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“It’s really senseless at the end of the day. It’s something that could have been completely avoided,” Hill’s nephew, Ron Walker, told Channel 2.

Family members say Hill was a father of three and was with his brother when he was shot.

“It’s a big loss for us because he was more of our extra strength. He was our extra push,” Walker said. “He was a hard man, a stern man, but a very loving man at the same time.”

Police say the shooter left the scene in a black sedan.

Employees say the shooting was caught on video.

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