Gwinnett police identify man charged in shooting at busy Target store Saturday afternoon

Law enforcement said two people today ended up included in an argument that led to one person receiving shot inside of a Focus on keep found in a active Lawrenceville purchasing plaza early Saturday afternoon.

Crime scene tape and various Gwinnett County law enforcement models shut off a substantial swath of the Lawrenceville Market plaza. Police say that a man was shot inside the retail store just before 1:30 p.m. The store is situated at 875 Lawrenceville-Suwanee Highway.

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Gwinnett County law enforcement arrested 30-year-outdated Elijah Mitchell of Lawrenceville shortly after the shooting. Mitchell was charged with aggravated assault, reckless perform and third-diploma cruelty to youngsters.

The human being who was shot is 27-calendar year-outdated Orlanda Banking institutions of Lawrenceville.

Police mentioned they consider Mitchell and Banking institutions understood just about every other and bought into an argument at the keep.


A Goal spokesman produced a assertion Saturday afternoon that read through:

Before now, a visitor was shot throughout a domestic dispute inside our Lawrenceville keep, and our group right away contacted regulation enforcement and evacuated the creating. We can ensure that all other guests and team members are safe, and our thoughts are with the sufferer and his relatives. The retailer will be shut for the remainder of the day as the Gwinnett County Law enforcement Office investigates. Focus on will provide law enforcement with any details required for their investigation, and we’ll defer extra questions to them at this time.

Gwinnett County law enforcement are asking any person who may possibly have observed the incident or has some data to connect with them at 770-513-5300. Info can also be given to Criminal offense Stoppers Greater Atlanta. You can connect with them at 404-577-Suggestions (8477). Criminal offense Stoppers tipsters are eligible for a dollars reward if they supply details primary to an arrest or indictment in this case.

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