GCPD Seeking Witnesses to Homicide Near Duluth

A young woman was found behind the Hertz Rent-a-Car near the intersection of Satellite Boulevard and Merchants Way at about 5 p.m. Friday. She was transported to the hospital, but didn't survive.

The Gwinnett County Police Department is investigating a homicide that happened at about 5 p.m. Friday (Sept. 21) near the intersection of Satellite Boulevard and Merchants Way in unincorporated Duluth.

Police say Monique Marlowe, believed to be about 25 years old, was found behind the Hertz Rent-a-Car adjacent to the Gwinnett County Transit pick-up/drop-off hub.

Marlowe was transported to Gwinnett County Medical Center where she was later pronounced dead. Marlowe's address was not released, but the next of kin has been notified, according to police.

According to a media release distributed just after 11 p.m. Friday, the victim was a Hertz employee who was shot while attending to a vehicle behind the building. She was found by other employees "some time" later.

According to the release, she described the shooter as a black male wearing a blue shirt before being taken to the hospital.

Gwinnett Police investigators are asking anyone who may have been at this GCT location between 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. and may have seen anything unusual or suspicious to come forward. Anyone wishing to provide information may do so  by calling 911 or 770-513-5333 and leaving a message.

No further info is available at this time.


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