Police ID victim, suspect in Duluth homicide

Gwinnett police released the names today of the man found dead at a Duluth apartment complex and the person suspected of killing him.

About noon Saturday, authorities found a man with a possible gunshot wound dead behind building No. 500 of the Astor Place Apartment Homes, Cpl. Michele Pihera said.

The man has been identified as 21-year-old Joel Tengue, police said.

Arrest warrants were issued for Nicambreon Flowers, 24, on charges of felony murder and armed robbery.

Police on Saturday found what they believe is Tengue’s beige Ford Focus at the complex, which is in the 1400 block of Boggs Road. The Focus was removed from the scene for processing, Pihera said.

In an emailed statement, Astor Place said: “Our thoughts are with the victim and the victim’s family. We are cooperating fully with the authorities as they investigate this crime. The security and safety of our residents is our No. 1 priority, and we will continue to work diligently to ensure their safety.”

Anyone with information about the homicide is asked to call 770-513-5700.

—Angel K. Brooks contributed to this report.

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