Double shooting at Gwinnett County apartments kills 1, injures another

A deadly double shooting in Gwinnett County sent neighbors scrambling into their homes over the weekend.

Gwinnett County police say officers responded to the shooting at an apartment complex off Britain Drive in Lawrenceville just before 8 p.m. Saturday.  When they arrived, they found one man dead and another with multiple gunshot wounds fighting to stay alive.

"Upon arrival they located one male deceased with gunshot wounds and a second victim was located near some bushes with multiple gunshot wounds," said Hideshi Valle, Spokesperson, Gwinnett County Police Department.

Gwinnett County police say 39 year-old Patrick Jones died and say the second victim, 49 year-old Kevin March was rushed to an area hospital in critical condition.

"The gentlemen were found outside an apartment building," Valle said. "It is unknown at this time whether there was a social gathering of some sort that led to the shooting."

Several residents told FOX 5 they were outside when they heard those shots and immediately ran for cover.

Right now police say it’s unclear what lead up to the shooting and whether the two men shot knew each other, ut investigators are following several leads. They’re also working to determine whether the shooting was random or targeted.

Police say as of now, no arrests have been made, and they don’t have any information on a suspect.

If you have any information relevant to the investigation, call Gwinnett County police detectives at 770-513-5300 or Crime Stoppers at 404-577-TIPS (8477).