Update: Homicide Investigation on Taylor Road, Suwanee
Update 12/13/19: Detectives in this case have arrested Jose Rivera (23 years old, Lawrenceville) for aggravated assault and felony murder in relation to this case. The motive is still being investigated and investigators urge anyone with information to please call the police department or contact Crime Stoppers.
Original Release (12/10/19) (Suwanee, Georgia) On December 10th, 2019, the Gwinnett County Police Department received credible information that a person was shot at 528 Taylor Road in unincorporated Suwanee. When officers responded to the location, they discovered the body of Christopher Morand (20 years of age, Lawrenceville). The male appeared to be the victim of a homicide.
Detectives responded to the scene and received information from multiple people that a party took place at the residence the night before. Those witnesses provided detectives with information that the victim was shot after getting into an altercation with other people who were attending the party. Detectives are continuing to process the crime scene and speak with witnesses.
If anyone has any information to share in this case, please contact GCPD detectives at 770-513-5300. To remain anonymous, tipsters should 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. Case Number: 19-113702