Norcross, Ga. (CW69 News at 10)

PRESS RELEASE:

Two men are deceased and other man has been injured after being hit by a pickup in a billiards parking lot.

Shortly after 2am, officers assigned to the West Precinct were dispatched to a pedestrian accident with injuries in the parking lot of the Corona Billiards at 5265 Jimmy Carter Boulevard in unincorporated Norcross.  When officers arrived, they found two men deceased in the parking lot.  Another man was transported to a local hospital.

Two men are deceased and other man has been injured after being hit by a pickup in a billiards parking lot. Credit: Gwinnett County Police Department

Witnesses followed the  driver who fled the scene.  An off-duty officer (working security at a nearby convenience store) conducted a traffic stop and took the driver into custody about 1 mile away on South Norcross Tucker Road just past Old Norcross Tucker Road.

Investigators believe that there was a dispute between the suspect and the victim(s) inside the bar prior to the incident.  The nature of the dispute is still being investigated.

Though the suspect is in custody, investigators would still like to speak with witnesses.  They are encouraged to call GCPD detectives at 770-513-5300.  Case Number:  20-042610, 20-042613, 20-042614

The names of the victims are being withheld until their next-of-kin can be notified.

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