Michael Gidewon

Atlanta Police have named a person of interest in the shooting death of Michael Gidewon, the co-owner of Republic Lounge.

Michael, a husband, and father of four was fatally shot at his popular west Midtown club on Saturday (February 4).

Police believe the shooter was at the nightclub and then got kicked out for being intoxicated. 

That person allegedly came back to the club with a gun and targeted Michael Gidewon.

Police received a call around 6:55 a.m. Saturday morning that a person was shot at the address of the Republic Lounge.

Upon their arrival, police found Michael shot dead at the location.

On Wednesday, Atlanta Police said that they are looking for 39-year-old Jonathan David Soto in connection to the shooting death of Michael Gidewon.

Anyone with information on the case or who can identify the suspect seen in the photos and video can submit a tip anonymously to the Crime Stoppers Atlanta tip line at 404-577-TIPS (8477), online www.StopCrimeATL.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.

Watch the news report below courtesy of 11 Alive.

My sincerest condolences and prayers to the family of Michael Gidewon during this extremely difficult time.

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Source: 11 Alive

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