East Point police Lt. Cliff Candler said the body was discovered Sunday morning after the man called dispatchers at Day & Night cab company to report he'd been shot about 4 a.m.
Police found the man about 11 a.m.
The body was discovered inside the cab at the entrance to Oak Knoll Elementary School.
Joe Darin with Day & Night told The Associated Press that the victim was Jack Rainey.
Darin said Rainey has three children -- a 9-year-old, an 11-year-old and a child in college.
He said Rainey was in his 40s and described him as "a loveable old guy."
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