DULUTH, Ga. (CW69 News at 10) –Three suspects have been in an apparent homicide of Lucas Andres Cruz Guzman, age 20, at the Paramont Apartments at 4201 Pleasant Lake Village Ln. in Duluth shortly before 5:30 am Sunday morning according to Gwinnett County Police.
The victim lived at the apartment complex where the homicide occurred.
The three suspects charged in this case are Gerson Survy (age 24, Duluth), Saturnino Lopez Cardona (age 30, Duluth), and Wilmer Mendez (age 21, Duluth). Each of the suspects have been charged with Felony Murder and Aggravated Assault.
In a statement, the GCPD said:
Detectives learned Guzman was at the party when an altercation began between three other males and the victim. The altercation continued outside the apartment where the victim was ultimately stabbed multiple times by the suspects. The suspects were identified and transported to Police Headquarters for interviews. The three suspects were subsequently charged with the murder of Guzman.
A Good Samaritan saw Guzman on their way to work and stopped to render aid. They called 911 and officers arrived a short time later. They located the man and noticed he sustained a traumatic injury to the torso. It is unknown what caused the injury.
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: 20-053249