Victim identified in fatal shooting on I-85

Update: The victim in this case has been identified as Corey Detiege, a 33 year old from Sugar Land, Texas. The motive for the shooting is still unknown.

NORCROSS — The Gwinnett County Police Department is investigating a shooting on I-85 South near Jimmy Carter Blvd.

The shooting occurred at 3 a.m. Friday morning. According to police, one person is dead and several lanes were shut down. The lanes were reopened at about 5 a.m.

When officers arrived to the shooting scene, they located a stopped vehicle and one male victim.

The victim in this shooting was shot at least one time and died at the hospital. Detectives responded to the scene and began speaking with witnesses. There is currently no description of the suspect vehicle.  Investigators believe that there may be witnesses to either the shooting or the events that leading up to the shooting.  Detectives are asking those people to come forward and contact the police department with any information that they have.

Information on the victim will be provided after he is identified and notification has been given to his family. The motive for this shooting is still being investigated.

If anyone has any information to share in this case, please contact detectives at 770-513-5300.  To remain anonymous, tipsters should contact Crime Stoppers at 404-577-TIPS (8477) or  Crime Stoppers tipsters can receive a cash reward for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case. The case number is 21-017155.

The Georgia Sun will have more information on this story as it develops.

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