GBI Investigates Officer Involved Shooting in Gwinnett County
Norcross, GA (November 7, 2022) - The man involved in this OIS is identified as Sergio Gomez, age 52.
Norcross, GA (November 5, 2022) – The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is conducting an officer involved shooting investigation in Norcross, GA. The Gwinnett County Police Department (GCPD) asked the GBI to conduct an independent investigation on November 4, 2022. One man was shot and killed. No officers were injured during the incident.
Preliminary information indicates that at 8:40 a.m., officers with the GCPD responded to a call of a suspicious man with a gun around 5170 Singleton Road in Norcross. When officers arrived, they found a man with his hands in his pockets. The man ignored the officers’ repeated commands, and an officer deployed his taser. At that time, the man pointed his weapon at officers. Officers shot the man. The man was taken to a local hospital where he died. A replica gun was found at the scene. No officers were injured in the incident. The man’s ID is pending.
The GBI will conduct an independent investigation. Once complete, the case file will be given to the Gwinnett County District Attorney’s Office for review.