Tuesday January 25th, 2022 2:10AM

Man arrested in connection with Duluth shooting

By Lauren Hunter Multimedia Journalist

A man wanted in connection with an Aug. 2021 shooting in Duluth is now in custody.

Ladavion Markell Smith was arrested Friday, according to a press statement from the Gwinnett County Sheriff's Office. Smith faces 13 charges, including malice murder, felony murder, aggravated assault, and multiple criminal street gang charges. All of these charges stem from the Aug. 29, 2021 incident. 

Smith is being held at the Gwinnett County Jail without bond. The Gwinnett County Sheriff's Office Fugitive Unit apprehended Smith with assistance from Uniform Warrants and the Trafficking and Child Exploitation Unit.

This story will be updated as more details become available.

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