Gwinnett man pistol whipped and shot while taking out the trash

September 19, 2023
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Gwinnett man pistol whipped and shot while taking out the trash

The Gist: A resident was brutally attacked during a routine trash disposal at his apartment in Lawrenceville.

What Happened?: On the night of September 9, while taking out trash from his apartment, an unsuspecting individual was cornered by two assailants. The confrontation escalated quickly, with one of the attackers hitting the victim with a pistol on the head and shooting him in the leg.

Descriptions: Here are the descriptions of the suspects according to the Gwinnett County Police.

  • Assailant 1: Heavy-set black male with dreads, spotted in blue shorts and a black shirt.
  • Assailant 2: Slim black male, short afro, dressed in blue jeans, a black hoody, with visible green underwear.

Why It Matters: The brazenness of the attack, right outside a resident’s home, heightens concerns over security and public safety in neighborhoods.

What’s Next?: Anyone possessing information on the suspects is urged to reach out to Gwinnett County Police detectives at 770-513-5300. If you wish to remain unidentified, contact Crime Stoppers at 404-577-TIPS or access Reliable tips leading to the culprits’ arrest and subsequent indictment could be rewarded with cash.

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