Gwinnett Police: Shooter abandons car after killing man in area industrial park

Search for suspect, motive in Gwinnett Co. murder

NORCROSS, Ga. -- Gwinnett police are investigating what they believe to be a homicide after an incident in the Norcross area late Thursday.

A spokesperson for the department said they arrived to the area of Button Gwinnett Drive near Crescent Drive to find a man laying in the street. He was taken to the hospital where he was declared dead of an apparent gunshot wound. 

Police later identified the victim as 39-year-old Michael Harvey of Snellville.

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Officers said they found two vehicles related to the crime at the scene. The victim was found near an SUV. An abandoned minivan was also nearby. Investigators are looking into the possibilty that the minivan was stolen.

Both vehicles appeared to have some form of damage.

Investigators are still gathering details or any signs that that road rage could have played a role.

Police believe the suspect fled the area on foot or, possibly, in another vehicle.

The area is in the middle of an industrial park between I-85 and Peachtree Industrial Blvd.

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