Atlanta, Ga. (CW69 News at 10pm)

PRESS RELEASE:

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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.

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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.

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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 www.stopcrimeATL.com.  Crime Stoppers tipsters can receive a cash reward for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case.  Case Number:  20-038848