Police investigate fatal stabbing in Gwinnett County

LAWRENCEVILLE — The Gwinnett County Police Department Homicide Unit is investigating a domestic-related homicide that resulted in the death of a man in his 30s.

Shortly before midnight on Saturday, August 7, officers were dispatched to a “domestic” at a home on Planters Cove Circle in unincorporated Lawrenceville. When officers arrived, they found a man in his mid-30s suffering from what appeared to be stab wounds. Officers rendered aid until the Gwinnett County Fire Department arrived on scene. 

The man died as a result of his injuries. 

According to the Gwinnett County Police Department, the incident involved a woman who was at the scene. She was placed in custody and transported to Gwinnett County Police Headquarters. It’s still unclear what led to the stabbing.  

There were three children inside the home at the time of the incident. Two of the children are teens, and one child is an infant. None of the children were injured. It’s unknown if the teens witnessed the incident. The infant is currently in the custody of family members.

Police are not releasing the name of the victim until his next-of-kin is notified. The case number is 21-062845. 

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