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Man Found Dead Behind Norcross Area Restaurant

He appeared to have gunshot wounds and be the victim of homicide.

A man was found dead from gunshot wounds in the wooded area behind Las Tortas Locas restaurant late last night, according to a Gwinnett Police release.

A uniformed officer was approached by a woman at around 1 a.m. who said she saw a suspicious man behind the restaurant, which is located at 6131 S. Norcross Tucker Road in an unincorporated part of Norcross.

The Gwinnett Police officer found an unresponsive man in the wood line behind the shopping center, and said his body appeared to have gunshot wounds, according to the release.

The identity of the man has not been established, but he is described as a 40- to 45-year-old Hispanic male. Gwinnett Police ask anyone with information to contact them directly at 770-513-5300.

leslie kelly October 02, 2011 at 10:12 PM
omg!!! thats right up the street from me!!!! i guess its true what they say, never under estimate the people around you or the area you live in. tragidy can strike at any unsuspected time. a place is only as good as the people in it. God rest that poor man's soul.
Brittanee October 05, 2011 at 08:51 PM
I am very familiar with the area. I have lived in Norcross and my Grandma still does. Sending condolences to the family.

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