Man Stabbed at Citgo in Norcross Area

Inside the Police Reports: The victim told Gwinnett police that he just wanted to grab a beer.

A man was allegedly stabbed in the back at a Citgo station in broad daylight in unincorporated Norcross.

According to the police report, the man, 32, flagged down a Gwinnett officer on South Norcross Tucker Road around 1 p.m. June 16. The officer noticed he was bleeding profusely from his back.

He told police that he went to the located at 6083 S. Norcross Tucker Road to grab a beer. When he arrived at the gas station, a man "came out from a corner" and asked him if he wanted to fight.

The other man continued to ask him to brawl. At one point, he pulled out a knife and opened it with his mouth.

The victim told police that he started to walk away, but the suspect stabbed him in the back and allegedly chased him across South Norcross Tucker Road.

The victim picked up two rocks and hit the suspect, but wasn't sure where he was hit on his body. He also didn't know which direction the man ran off to.

The victim flagged down police while on his bicycle on the same road. He later was transported to Gwinnett Medical Center in Lawrenceville.

The victim's brother, 27, went to pick up his bike at the scene. He told police that he didn't know anyone who would stab his brother.

Inside Police Reports runs regularly every week. The information is based solely on police incident reports provided on request.

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