Hall County Coroner Marion Merck’s office confirmed there was a fatal shooting Thursday night on Cagle Road.
The representative from Merck’s office said the body had been sent for an autopsy and the incident is being treated as a homicide.
The case is being handled by the Hall County Sheriff’s Office.
A friend of the deceased said she was shocked when she learned about the shooting.
Sherry Moschella of Gainesville, who described the victim as a man in his 30s, said he was “a very sweet guy. He would do anything to help anybody out. He was friendly, could get along with anybody.”
This story will be updated.