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Victim identified in Lawrenceville drive-by shooting

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LAWRENCEVILLE — The Gwinnett County Police Dept. has released the identity of the victim in a drive-by shooting that occurred in Lawrenceville Tuesday.

The victim, Angel Cruz, was transported to the hospital yesterday with critical injuries. There have been no updates in his condition.

Cruz was found with at least one gunshot wound at the scene, according to Gwinnett County Police.

“At this time, the shooting is believed to be a drive-by. The motive for the shooting is possibly gang related,” police spokesman Collin Flynn said. 

Anyone who has any information to share in this case can contact detectives at 770-513-5300. 

To remain anonymous, tipsters can 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. The case number is 20-004418.

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Thom Chandler
Thom Chandler is the editor of The Georgia Sun and has been writing, editing and managing websites and blogs since 1995. He is a lifelong Georgian and one of those increasingly rare Atlanta natives.

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