Police Say Mother Shot Her Daughter in Lawrenceville Homicide

July 13, 2023
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The Gist: A shooting incident in Lawrenceville has resulted in the death of a 47-year-old woman.

The shooter, whom police identified as the deceased’s mother, has been taken into custody and is currently being questioned by detectives.

What Happened?: On July 11, at about 8:45 p.m., authorities received a report of a person shot at a residence on Spanish Moss Court in Lawrenceville.

Upon arrival, officers discovered the lifeless body of a woman, later identified as Treva Murray, who had succumbed to a gunshot wound. Her mother of the deceased, remained at the scene until police arrived.

According to witnesses, an altercation occurred between Murray and her mother, leading to the shooting. Witnesses told police Murray attacked her mother, which resulted in Murray getting shot.

The exact circumstances that precipitated the altercation are still under investigation. Currently, no charges have been filed in connection with the incident, and the case remains active pending the completion of the autopsy.

What’s Next?: Gwinnett County Police Detectives are actively investigating the case, striving to uncover the events that led to the fatal shooting. As the investigation progresses, updates will be provided by the authorities. Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact GCPD detectives at 770-513-5300. Alternatively, individuals can provide anonymous tips to Crime Stoppers at 404-577-TIPS (8477) or through the website www.stopcrimeATL.com. Substantial information leading to an arrest and indictment can be eligible for a cash reward through Crime Stoppers.

⚠️ Reminder: Crime articles contain only charges and information from police reports and law enforcement statements. Suspects and defendants are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

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