Deadly Shooting in Lilburn Parking Lot Under Investigation

May 19, 2024
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Deadly Shooting in Lilburn Parking Lot Under Investigation

😢 The Gist: A man was found dead inside a vehicle in a Lilburn parking lot early Sunday morning, following a shooting that began on Indian Trail Lilburn Road.

What’s Happening: Gwinnett Police Detectives are actively investigating the shooting that occurred around 3:15 a.m. on May 19.

  • The incident began on Indian Trail Lilburn Road, between Burns Road and Dickens Road, and concluded in the parking lot of 880 Indian Trail Lilburn Road.

🔍 Between the Lines: Authorities are withholding the victim’s identification until the next of kin has been notified, indicating that the family has not yet been informed of the tragic incident.

  • The motive for the shooting remains unclear, and detectives are working to uncover more details.

🖼️ The Big Picture: As the investigation continues, it is crucial for the community to come together and support one another during this difficult time. If anyone has information that could aid in the investigation, they are urged to contact Gwinnett Police Detectives or Crime Stoppers.

👮‍♂️ Gun Crimes in Our Communities: In the ongoing narrative of America’s complex relationship with firearms, statistics tell a tale that’s difficult to ignore. The Gun Violence Archive, a non-profit meticulously tracking gun incidents, lays it out in black and white. Here’s how it stacks up:

  • 2020 Statistics
    • Total gun-related incidents: 43,551
    • Gun-related deaths: 19,379
    • Gun-related injuries: 39,707
    • Mass shootings: 612
  • 2019 Statistics
    • Total gun-related incidents: 39,707
    • Gun-related deaths: 15,208
    • Gun-related injuries: 29,613
    • Mass shootings: 417

To Be Clear: These aren’t just digits on a page. Each statistic represents a life affected, a community shaken. And what’s more, these numbers tell us that the situation isn’t improving.

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