“Atlanta, Ga. (CW69 News at 10pm)”

PRESS RELEASE:

(Gwinnett County, Georgia)  On Tuesday, June 2, between 10pm and midnight, two patrol cars were targeted with Molotov cocktails at the homes of two GCPD officers at two different homes in Duluth and Lawrenceville.

In the first incident (20-041176), a caller told the 911 Center that a GCPD patrol car was on fire at an officer’s residence in unincorporated Duluth.  When GCFD arrived, the fire was already extinguished.  Witnesses reported seeing three black males running from the vehicle.

In the second incident (20-041185), a caller told the 911 Center that someone tried to set a patrol car on fire at an officer’s home in unincorporated Lawrenceville. Witnesses reported seeing a dark colored passenger car fleeing the area shortly thereafter.  A fire started on the ground behind the car and was extinguished with a fire extinguisher.  Officers observed two dents on the driver’s side of the car.