clear
Friday July 31st, 2015 7:25AM

Gwinnett police say shots fired at officer

By Staff
NORCROSS - The Gwinnett County Police Department is trying to piece together a Sunday night shooting incident where a suspect fired a number of shots at an officer who was on patrol in the Norcross area.<br /> <br /> According to a press statement, the incident happened around 10:20 p.m. on Dawson Boulevard at Graves Road when an officer tried to stop a speeding vehicle. When the officer caught up to the vehicle and activated his blue lights, he said someone inside the sedan fire several shots in his direction.<br /> <br /> The vehicle sped away and the officer lost contact with the car.<br /> <br /> Shortly after the shots were fired, police said another officer made contact with what they believed was the suspect vehicle near Sienna Heights Apartments on Graves Road. The driver of the vehicle was arrested on traffic charges, but according to the statement, police are unsure if the driver was involved in the shooting.<br /> <br /> Investigators reported they found shell casings in the area of the first traffic stop attempt.<br /> <br /> The statement indicated that the officer was not hurt in the incident.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />
© Copyright 2015 AccessWDUN.com
All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without permission.
Grass fire impacts rush hour traffic on 985
Rush hour traffic on I-985 was slowed by a grass fire Wednesay afternoon with one lane closed while firefighters fought the blaze.
10:19PM ( 6 months ago )
Judge denies motions to move, delay Tsarnaev trial
Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev asked a federal appeals court Wednesday to overturn a judge's decision to not move his upcoming trial out of state.
10:02PM ( 6 months ago )
Sheriff: Man shot 2 on I-85 because he wanted car
A 22-year-old man shot two people who stopped to give him a ride on Interstate 85 in South Carolina on Christmas Eve because he wanted their car to drive to Georgia, a sheriff said Wednesday.
5:21PM ( 6 months ago )
Local/State News
N.Ga. man injured in Knoxville ropes course accident dies
An 18-year-old Georgia man has died a week after falling with a safety cord wrapped around his neck at a Knoxville ropes course.
By Associated Press
5:55AM ( 1 hour ago )
Grand jury to review Clayton County sheriff shooting case out of Lawrenceville
Gwinnett County prosecutors say the case of an off-duty sheriff shooting a real estate agent at a metro Atlanta model home will be reviewed by a grand jury.
By Associated Press
5:38AM ( 1 hour ago )
Atlanta Hawks player arrested after brief Banks County chase
An Atlanta Hawks player faces felony drug charges after the vehicle he was riding in ran from Banks County deputies about 9 a.m. Thursday.
6:02PM ( 13 hours ago )
Banks County sheriff details credit union armed robbery
Banks County Sheriff Carlton Speed is releasing more details of the armed robbery of a Homer credit union at 10:20 a.m. Thursday.
4:53PM ( 14 hours ago )
Clermont Councilwoman Lynn Adams resigns
Clermont Town Clerk Sandra Helton said City Councilwoman Lynn Adams submitted her resignation to the city Thursday morning.
3:51PM ( 15 hours ago )