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One dead, family member arrested in shooting near Dacula

Gwinnett Police are still gathering details about what led up to the shooting.

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. — A man is dead and a family member in custody after a shooting outside of Dacula on Saturday evening, police say.

Police said the shooting happened around 7:30 p.m. in the area of Overlook Hill Pass, a neighborhood north of Dacula. According to Sgt. Michele Pihera, the shooting stemmed from some sort of dispute between family members.

Police said they found the victim inside the garage and that other family members were inside the home when the shooting happened. First responders pronounced the victim dead at the scene.

Sgt. Pihera said the suspect initially left the scene but was later caught by officers on Auburn Road near Hog Mountain Church Road during a felony traffic stop.

The suspect, a 37-year-old suspect Dacula man, was booked on charges of felony murder, aggravated assault, and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony.

Homicide detectives are now investigating the specifics of the case. Other than confirming that the victim and suspect were men and related, police haven't released the identity of the victim as they continue working to contact other members of the family.

Maps show the area of the shooting to be a largely residential area located off of Bailey Woods Road which runs between Auburn and Fence roads.