Police ID teen killed in Gwinnett County shooting

UPDATE 12:56 p.m. Monday: Police identified the victim of a weekend shooting in Gwinnett County as 18-year-old Snellville resident Desmon Wright.

Investigators believe Wright was in a fight with a resident of an apartment. That person shot Wright, who died at the scene. 

Police said there are currently no charges as investigators work to learn the circumstances leading up to the shooting. 

ORIGINAL STORY: One man is dead after an altercation escalated to gunfire at a Gwinnett County apartment complex, according to police.

FOX 5 learned officers found the man with a single gunshot wound in the breezeway of Las Palmas Apartments on Seasons Parkway.

Police said he died at the scene.

"Around 3 a.m. this morning, officers responded to an altercation call," Officer Fed Joseph said. "When officers arrived on scene, they located a male with a gunshot wound. He was deceased when officers arrived on-scene."

Investigators would not say how many people were involved or the status of the shooter, but Joseph confirmed someone called 911.

"As of right now, we know that the deceased had a gunshot wound, we don't know if the other party has injuries," Joseph said.

It's unclear if the man was a resident.


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