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The victim has been identified as Courtney Owens; 34 years old from Snellville. Owens was an employee of the business the incident occurred at.

(Snellville, Ga., December 9, 2022) – The Gwinnett Police Homicide Unit is investigating a shooting that resulted in the death of a female.

At approximately 2:30 PM officers at the Southside Precinct responded to a person shot call at a business. When officers arrived on scene, they located an adult female deceased of a gunshot wound inside a business. A witness described a male wearing a mask with a firearm leaving the scene on foot.

The Crime Scene Unit is currently processing the scene. Homicide detectives are speaking with any possible witnesses and canvasing the area for additional security video. The motive for the shooting is currently unknown, though detectives think the suspect may have been known to the victim or business.

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 Crime Stoppers tipsters can receive a cash reward for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case.

Case Number: GP220100141

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