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Man shot and killed outside Gwinnett sports bar

Gwinnett Police said they responded to a person shot call just after 2:30 a.m. Saturday morning.

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. — A man was shot and killed outside a Gwinnett County sports bar early Saturday morning, police said.

The Gwinnett County Police Department said officers responded to a person shot call just after 2:30 a.m. at the Sportstime Bar & Grille on Satellite Blvd. in unincorporated Duluth.

On scene, officers found "one man with at least one gunshot wound." Homicide detectives and the crime scene investigations unit responded to gather more information about the case.

The Gwinnett County Medical Examiner's office later identified the victim as 28-year-old Kevin Blackwell, of Duluth, Ga.

"Investigators are asking the public to call the police department if they have any information to share on this case. At this time, the motive for the shooting is unknown," a police statement said.

Gwinnett County Police later said they arrested 24-year-old Trayvon Austin in connection with Blackwell's shooting death. He faces aggravated assault and felony murder charges. Austin is being held at the Gwinnett Detention Center without bond.

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