A 16-year-old male was found dead Wednesday afternoon in Lawrenceville from an apparent gunshot wound.
At approximately 1:05 p.m., Gwinnett County officers responded to a missing persons call at 651 Paden Mill Trail. While inspecting the area, they found a 16-year-old boy who died from a gunshot wound behind the house.
Gwinnett police homicide detectives are reportedly on the scene interviewing witnesses. An evidence processing unit is also in the area, according to the release. There are currently no suspects and a motive remains unclear.
The Gwinnett County Police Department is urging anyone with information to contact detectives at (770) 513-5300. To remain anonymous, tipsters can call Crime Stoppers at (404) 577-8477 or visit www.stopcrimeATL.com. Tipsters are eligible for cash rewards if tips lead to an arrest and indictment in this case.
This is a developing story and will be updated as information becomes available.