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Man accused of shooting 18-year-old woman


LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. -- Gwinnett County Police responded to a person shot call at 900 Legacy Park Drive, The Preserve at Legacy Park Apartments.

When they arrived, they found an 18-year-old woman shot multiple times in the parking lot.

She was transported to the hospital and is expected to survive.

Detectives have identified the alleged shooter as 27-year-old Sean Michael Harris of Lawrenceville.

Arrest warrants for Harris are forthcoming and efforts are underway to locate him.


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Gwinnett police mark anniversary of unsolved murder


GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. -- It's been more than one year since a 35-year-old man was gunned down in Gwinnett County, and detectives have not yet made any arrests in his death.

Antonio Macklin was fatally shot shortly before 1 a.m. on May 20, 2014, at a house on Haynes Circle in unincorporated Snellville. Police believe Macklin, a married father of six, was killed in a drug-related robbery gone bad.

Witnesses said two or three gunmen wearing dark camouflage burst into the home. They struggled with Macklin, then shot him.

Crime Stoppers Greater Atlanta has teamed up with the victim's family to offer a $4,500 reward for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 404-577-TIPS. Tipsters may remain anonymous.

Sheriff Hill expected to talk to investigators; victim in shooting alert, improving


LAWRENCEVILLE, GA-- Sheriff Victor Hill is expected to break his silence with investigators in his shooting case, according to Mike Puglise, Hill's recently-hired attorney.

On May 3, Hill called 911 to report he'd accidentally shot a friend, Gwenevere McCord, at her Gwinnett County workplace.

Swarming season sometimes bring bees into people's homes


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SNELLVILLE, Ga. -- All is calm at the home of Suzy Davis, despite a recent discovery below the roof.

"My two granddaughters were out here playing the other day," recalls Davis, a homeowner in Snellville, "and they came running in the house and said, 'Gran-Gran, there's bees all over the place!'"

Tens of thousands had used a crack by the bay window as an entrance to their new home.

"It's kinda scary and weird," she said. "It makes me itch."

Stories like Davis' are not uncommon this time of year: swarming season.

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Salvation Army to give away box fans


LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. -- The Salvation Army of Metro Atlanta will give out free box fans to those in need of relief from the heat.

The fan distribution will be Friday, May 15 at 12 p.m. at the Salvation Army Lawrenceville Corps, located at 3455 Sugarloaf Parkway.

In addition to 1,500 fans, the Salvation Army will provide cold drinks.

"Everybody -- young, old, poor and homeless -- deserves to be comfortable during long summer days," Salvation Army Metro Area Commander Major Todd Hawks said in a statement. "You can find a free electric fan and a cold glass of water that will help relieve the summer heat at the Salvation Army."

Legally blind, HS student takes cello to Carnegie Hall


LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. -- Here is a story of inspiration: a teenager from Lawrenceville who's made it all the way to Carnegie Hall.

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And like the old song says, he gets by with a little help from his friends.

Nicholas Henderson is surrounded by his orchestra-mates at Collins Hill High. But for so long he felt he could not connect with them -- because he could not see them.

Henderson has Stargardt disease, which attacks the center of his eyes. What appears before him is a blur, unable to see details.

Victim statements led to lesser charge against Victor Hill


LAWRENCEVILLE, GA -- She hasn't talked to investigators, but the victim in the Victor Hill shooting case spoke immediately following the shooting. Her statements are part of the reason the Clayton County sheriff was charged Wednesday with reckless conduct, and not a more serious felony charge.