UPDATE #1: Victim of Hit-and-Run Collision Killed in Separate Collision – Hit and Run Driver Identified and Arrested
Update #1, 09/10/19: The driver of the hit and run vehicle has been identified as Jose Anjel Medina (24, Lawrenceville). On Friday, September 6 the Accident Investigation Unit received a Crime Stoppers tip that led them to identifying Jose as a possible suspect. Investigators made contact with Jose and he was ultimately arrested for the collision. He was booked into the Gwinnett County Detention Center and is charged with hit and run, following too close, and violation of a driving permit. He will not be charged in the fatal collision.
Original, 08/29/19: (Duluth, Georgia) Gwinnett Police need the public’s help in identifying a vehicle that fled from a hit-and-run collision that later led to a fatality collision. On August 27, Munsha Shekhani (23, Lawrenceville) was stopped on Steve Reynolds Boulevard near Interstate 85. She was rear ended by a white, older model SUV or pickup truck. The white, older model vehicle fled the scene and Munsha followed after it. The fleeing vehicle was traveling west on Steve Reynolds Boulevard and turned left onto Venture Drive narrowly avoiding another collision. Munsha continued to pursue and attempted to turn left onto Venture Drive. In doing so, she turned in front of an approaching box truck and the two collided. Munsha was seriously injured and later died as a result of the injuries sustained. The fleeing vehicle continued on and never returned nor called police. Notification was made to Munsha’s family.
If anyone has any information to share in this case, please contact the GCPD Accident Investigation Unit Tip Line at 678-442-5653. 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: 19-078907, 19-078942