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1 building on Ga. Gwinnett College remains closed after explosion


LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. — One building on the campus of Georgia Gwinnett College remains closed after an explosion happened in a bathroom on the campus Monday morning, injuring a woman. According to the school's president, foul play is not suspected.

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Driver charged in crash that killed baby, father


GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. – Charges have been filed against a driver in a crash that killed an 11-month-old baby and his father.

The wreck happened on Feb. 11 near the intersection of McKendree Church Road and McKendree Park Lane in Lawrenceville.

According to police, a Honda Accord crossed into a lane and struck a Toyota Camry. Sean Lowe, 29, died in the crash. Eleven-month-old Cameron Lowe died 10 days later.

The driver of the Camry, 26-year-old Shana Fisher-Williams and her 11-month-old son Cameron Lowe were taken to the hospital. Cameron Lowe died 10 days later.

Police rescue missing 82-year-old from creek


LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. -- A missing person's case came to a swift resolution Sunday morning.

According to Gwinnett police, a granddaughter called police after her 82-year-old grandfather went missing from their home in the 1700 block of Green Oak Circle. The granddaughter told dispatchers Sigun Yan typically needs a wheelchair or cane to get around the house and was concerned when she saw the wheelchair but didn't see him.

"His wheelchair is in the house and he's gone," she says in the 911 call. "I usually say goodbye to him before I go (to work) and I can't find him," Joy Cao later told 11 Alive News.

She told dispatchers she last saw him after she made breakfast around 8:30 that morning. After searching the neighborhood and talking with neighbors, she called 911.

 

Cops search for man who shot 6-yr-old riding his bike


LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. — Police said a 6-year-old is recovering from injuries after he was shot in the chest during a neighborhood party.

Police said Ni-Shawn Moore, 6, was riding his bike when "someone approached him and shot him in the upper chest," in front of a house on Saturday.

According to police, the boy was riding his bike on Caboose Court when the stranger reportedly came from the backyard of a home and shot him with what he described as a BB gun. The boy then went to his mom, Shannita Harrington, who called police.  

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Inmate among 3 charged in scam that cost local woman thousands


LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. -- A Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Office investigation has tied another Georgia inmate – and prison – to a phone scam.  And this one cost a local woman thousands.

On Thursday, the sheriff’s office arrested 22-year-old Marissa Eastwood of Lilburn with theft by deception and 24-year-old Chelsea Allyse Guevara for conspiracy to commit theft by deception in connection with a phone scam that costs a Gwinnett County woman $3,800.

But they weren’t the only suspects connected to the incident. Another one, 26-year-old Autry State Prison inmate Nicolas Brady Kennedy, is also named in a warrant for conspiracy to commit theft.

14-year-old charged as an adult in pizza homicide


LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. -- Police have arrested two people in the shooting death of a pizza delivery driver.

Gwinnett County Police have charged 21-year-old Jermaine Young and a 14-year-old Reginald Lofton with Felony Murder, Aggravated Assault, and Armed Robbery for the murder of Shane Varnadore. Lofton will be tried as an adult.

Varnadore, 28, was killed shorty after midnight on March 2 at an apartment complex at which he was delivering pizza. His body was found in the complex, located in the 1400 block of Herrington Road, after police received a shots fired call.