Reward Offered for Information Leading to Arrest and Indictment in Tragic shooting Incident
A 17-year-old teenager from Snellville has tragically lost his life following a shooting that took place in Duluth in the early morning hours of Saturday. The Gwinnett County Police Department has reported this heartbreaking news, urging the community to come forward with any information that may lead to the arrest and indictment of the responsible individuals.
According to a press release from the Gwinnett County Police Department, officers were called to Northside Hospital Duluth at 2:15 a.m. on January 27 after receiving reports of a person who had been shot. Upon investigation, it was discovered that the shooting had occurred in the parking lot of 4500 Satellite Blvd in Duluth. The officers immediately secured the scene, and detectives and crime scene investigators were called in to gather evidence.
The victim, identified as Elbert “Josh” Brown, was rushed to the hospital by friends and was initially listed in critical condition. However, the devastating news of his passing was confirmed by detectives on Saturday. Currently, no suspects have been taken into custody, and the circumstances surrounding the shooting are still under investigation.
In an effort to gather more information, the GCPD is urging anyone with knowledge of the incident to contact their detectives at 770.513.5300. For those who wish to remain anonymous, Crime Stoppers can be reached at 404.577.TIPS (8477) or through their website at www.stopcrimeATL.com. Tipsters may be eligible for a cash reward if their information leads to an arrest and indictment in this case.
The community is deeply saddened by this tragic event and is coming together to support the family and friends of Elbert Brown. The loss of a young life is always a devastating blow to any community, and it is essential that justice is served. The Gwinnett County Police Department is committed to finding the responsible parties and bringing them to justice.
As the investigation continues, the community is encouraged to stay vigilant and report any suspicious activity to the authorities. By working together, we can ensure the safety and well-being of our community and prevent further tragedies like this from occurring.
This is an ongoing investigation, and further updates will be provided as more information becomes available.