Woman Dead After Shooting in Lawrenceville

July 12, 2023
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The Gist: A shooting last night in Lawrenceville has left one woman dead.

What Happened?: Gwinnett County Police Detectives are currently investigating a shooting that occurred on Spanish Moss Court. in Lawrenceville. At around 8:45 p.m., officers responded to a report of a person shot.

Upon arrival, they discovered an adult female who had succumbed to a gunshot wound. The shooter, also an adult female and known to the deceased, remained at the scene and is currently being questioned by Homicide Detectives.

Witnesses at the scene told police that the shooting followed an altercation between the two women.

What’s Next?: GCPD detectives will continue their investigation into the shooting, interviewing the shooter and potential witnesses to gather more details about the events leading up to the tragic loss of life. Updates on the case will be provided as the investigation unfolds.

Case Number: GP230053461

👮‍♂️ 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.

⚠️ 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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