Man shot, killed at apartments after altercation ID’d

Police are investigating a shooting death at a Gwinnett County apartment complex.
Police are investigating a shooting death at a Gwinnett County apartment complex.

Credit: Channel 2 Action News

Credit: Channel 2 Action News

A man was found shot to death at a Gwinnett County apartment complex, apparently after a physical altercation with at least one other person, police said.

About 2:30 a.m. Sunday, officers responded to shots fired at the Durant at Sugarloaf apartments on St. Marlowe Drive near Lawrenceville, Gwinnett Detective Sam Flynn said in a statement.

The victim, identified by police as 32-year-old Marlon Walker, had at least one gunshot wound to the chest, Flynn said.

 

Officers gave aid, but Walker was pronounced dead at the scene, Flynn said.

“Witnesses described a physical altercation between at least two men in the parking lot prior to the shooting,” Flynn said. “After the victim was shot, the suspect or suspects fled the scene.”

No other details were released.

Police were still investigating at the apartments at 10 a.m., Channel 2 Action News reported.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to contact detectives at 770-513-5300.

Anonymous tipsters should contact Crime Stoppers at 404-577-8477 or visit crimestoppersatlanta.org. A $2,000 reward is offered for information that leads to an arrest and indictment.

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