NORCROSS, Ga. (CW69 News at 10) — The Gwinnett County Homicide Unit is looking for a suspect in the homicide of as 31-year-old Steven Vallejo of Norcross, Ga., according to The Gwinnett County Police Department.
The family has been notified.
In a release, the GCPD reports the suspect’s vehicle is described as was driving a silver/gray 2010s model Chevrolet Malibu or Impala. The suspect vehicle will have moderate to extensive front-end damage.
During the incident, the suspect’s vehicle was traveling in the far-right lane of I-85 southbound, driven by a black male. The victim’s vehicle, a black passenger car was was exiting onto Indian Trail Lilburn Rd.
For reasons currently unknown, the suspect fired one shot from his vehicle into the victim’s vehicle. The victim was struck by that round. He was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injury.
The suspect’s vehicle continued I-85 south bound after the incident. The motive is still unknown, but road rage could be a factor.
Detectives are asking anyone with information to please call Gwinnett County Police (770-513-5300) or Crime Stoppers at 404-577-TIPS (8477) or visit www.stopcrimeATL.com.