DACULA, Ga. - Investigators are searching for a 17-year-old suspect after the deadly shooting of a woman in front of Dacula home on Sunday afternoon.
Investigators were called out for a homicide at a home on Uniwattee Trail near Mountain Ash Court near Dacula on Sunday afternoon. Deputies said officers were called out to the home around 1:30 p.m. after receiving a 911 call reporting a person shot.
Officers found a woman in her early 20s suffering from at least one gunshot wound, police said. She was rushed to an area hospital where she later died. The victim has since been identified as 20-year-old Faith Burns of Logansville.
Investigators believe the shooting took place in the street as they found several shell casings along the opposite side of the road from the home.
Police are searching for 17-year-old Damia Mitchell. (Gwinnett County Police Department) (Gwinnett County Police Department)
After speaking to witnesses, detectives say they have identified a suspect in the shooting as 17-year-old Damia Mitchell and obtains warrants charging her with felony murder, aggravated assault, and possession of a firearm by a person under 18.
Investigators say they believe that Burns and Mitchell had a domestic altercation prior to the shooting.
Mitchell is currently not in custody and detectives are urging anyone who knows her location to please come forward.
Anyone with information is asked to call GCPD detectives at 770-513-5300.or Crime Stoppers at 404-577-TIPS (8477)
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