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Body with gunshot wound found inside car in Gwinnett County, police say

It happened off Rockbridge Road in Stone Mountain.

STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. — UPDATE: Police have made an arrest in this incident. 


ORIGINAL STORY: The Gwinnett Police homicide unit is investigating a body that was found inside a crashed vehicle early Thursday morning.

The man was discovered inside a car on Rockbridge Road in Stone Mountain. Neighbors called 911 to report the car that crashed into their yard sometime between 4:30 and 5 a.m., police said.

First responders found a single gunshot wound to his body. Police do not know where the shooting took place, they said. 

On Friday, police identified the victim as 46-year-old Don Wardlaw of Stone Mountain. 

If anyone has any information to share in this case, please contact GCPD detectives at 770-513-5300.  To remain anonymous, tipsters should contact Crime Stoppers at 404-577-TIPS (8477) or visit www.stopcrimeATL.com.  Crime Stoppers tipsters can receive a cash reward for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case. 

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