Driver shot 6 times before crash in Snellville

The shooting caused the man to drive over a median and crash into another car.

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The shooting caused the man to drive over a median and crash into another car.

Police are investigating after a man was shot six times while driving through Snellville, officials said.

The man told officers he doesn’t know who shot him or why, Gwinnett County police said in a statement.

The incident happened about noon Saturday on Annistown Road near the Walmart on Centerville Highway. When police arrived, they found the man in the road with gunshot wounds to his leg and shoulder.

The man told police he had visited a gas station shortly before the shooting. As he left, he noticed a green car following him out of the parking lot, police said.

The driver of the green car pulled up next to the man as he drove on Annistown Road and shot him multiple times, he told investigators.

The man told police he drove over the the center median and crashed into a car in oncoming traffic.

“Then the victim got out of his vehicle and began limping down the sidewalk to the road where the officers found him,” police said.

The gunman drove off after the shooting and wreck. An investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Gwinnett police at 770-513-5300.

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Investigators are working to determine the cause of the wreck.

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