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(Norcross, Georgia) The Gwinnett County Police Department is currently investigating a homicide which occurred on Brittney Way near Phil Niekro Parkway in Norcross around 8:30pm today. Officers were dispatched to the scene after receiving a 911 call which advised that a male had been shot.

When officers arrived, they located an elderly male with a gunshot wound. The victim has been since identified as Richard St. John (age 70). The male was transported to the hospital, where he died as a result of his injuries. Detectives responded to the scene to collect evidence and speak with witnesses. At this time, information on the victim is being held.

If anyone has any information to share in this case, please contact GCPD detectives at 770-513-5300.  To remain anonymous, tipsters should contact Crime Stoppers at 404-577-TIPS (8477) or visit  Crime Stoppers tipsters can receive a cash reward for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case.  Case Number:  20-038848