Woman Killed in Possible Gang Shooting in Norcross Area

The incident occurred off Phil Niekro Parkway early Sunday.

A woman was shot and killed in unincorporated Norcross early Sunday in what police believe was an incident related to criminal street gang activity.

The woman, identified as 21-year-old Malia Arianne Ross-Robinson, was shot at 4161 Phil Niekro Parkway off Beaver Ruin Road around 4:15 a.m. Dec. 9. She was transported to a local hospital where she died from her injuries, according to a news release from Gwinnett County Police spokesman Cpl. Jake Smith.

"At this time, it appears that only Ross was struck," the release says.

Detectives believe that Ross-Robinson was a part of a group that was involved in an altercation with a second group at Liquid Ultra Lounge, a nightclub off Holcomb Bridge Road in Peachtree Corners. The altercation ended, but it started again at a nearby gas station.

The fight dispersed a second time, and Ross-Robinson's group traveled to Phil Niekro Parkway. The other group showed up, too, and the altercation was renewed once more.

An unknown member of one of the groups produced a gun and fired multiple shots, where Ross-Robinson was hit. 

Detectives believe this case may be related to criminal street gang activity. No charges have been made thusfar and the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information on this case should contact Gwinnett County Police Homicide Unit detectives at 770-513-5300 or Crime Stoppers at 404-557-TIPS (8477).

See also:

  • Suspect Charged Again in Murder-for-Hire Plot on Norcross Man
  • Hotel Cashier Accuses Armed Robber of Having Fake Gun

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Ground Chuck December 11, 2012 at 01:25 AM
marie witkin December 11, 2012 at 02:55 AM
Funny how when you read about stories in the newspaper/internet the truth is never printed!! Gwinnett county cops draw a picture they want you to see and its never the truth its what they want it to be. You ever read a story that releases too much information and it puts people in harms way then you read a week later that they were murdered as well? That's GCPD for you releasing too much information when the case is still under investigation. But, they don't care cause they are downright disrespectful and racist as all hell.
Dravin Hunter December 11, 2012 at 06:43 AM
malia was an innocent bystander of a senseless act of ignorance and irresponsibilty a child is without her mother and a husband is without his wife and those around her who loved her dearly are left to morn and greive in the wake of such a beautiful and loving woman! She will be sorely and deeply missed by the lives she impacted directly and indirectly. Justice should served swiftly and without mercy!!!!-DraVin Hunter
Daniel Alers December 11, 2012 at 05:50 PM
It is the fault of parent's that are careless and create of their homes safe havens for troubled teens whom still have issues in life such as an identity problems, that mimic those who are going about life completly wrong. I ask these parents, How many teenage funerals have you been to in the last three years?...harbouring heathens and miss guided teens, allowing them to consume drugs and alchohol just to take advantage of them is not good parenting.The Gwinnett residence can rest assure on one thing, COPS WILL continue to work on making communities safe and making it impossible to be part of this ongoing epidemic of youth gangs and uncalled for violence. (BIG DADDY)
unknown December 18, 2012 at 05:18 AM
hahaha thats why yur ass gna end up locked up soon


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