George Young was shot and killed at his Buford home on Nov. 17, police said.
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Reward increased for information in Gwinnett security guard’s killing 

Crime Stoppers has increased its reward for information leading to an arrest in connection with the killing of George Young.

Young, 43, was fatally shot around midnight Nov. 17 when he was returning to his Buford home after working a security job. His family heard the gunshots from inside the home and tried to give him medical help until an ambulance arrived. Young died at the scene. 


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Preliminary evidence in the case indicates that someone was waiting for Young on his front porch, according to Gwinnett County police.

Crime Stoppers of Greater Atlanta has increased its reward offer to $5,000. The standard amount offered is $2,000. Anyone with information should contact Crime Stoppers at 404-577-8477.


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