From the Gwinnett County Police Department:
UPDATE #2: Detectives determined that the shooter was driving a 2019 Jeep Cherokee. After some investigative work, detectives identified the suspect as Tyler Dewayne Moore (age 27, Auburn). Detectives visited his home on Auburn Valley Way in Auburn late Sunday (July 9) evening and located his vehicle. The suspect was not home at the time, but his vehicle was impounded to Gwinnett Police Headquarters.
Early this morning (July 10), officers assigned to the East Precinct were dispatched to the Gwinnett County Jail to take custody of Tyler Moore, who was waiting in front of the main entrance. Moore was arrested and ultimately charged with Aggravated Assault, Possession of a Firearm during the Commission of Certain Crimes, and Criminal Damage to Property (2nd degree). He is currently incarcerated in the Gwinnett County Jail.
This investigation was a collaborative effort by a team of dedicated detectives, officers, and personnel from the Gwinnett County District Attorney’s Office, Barrow County Sheriff’s Office, Auburn Police Department, and the Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Office. We thank them for their service to this criminal investigation.
UPDATE #1: Detectives with the Gwinnett County Police Department have been working tirelessly throughout the weekend on the case, trying to identify the shooter. The investigator with the District Attorney’s Office is still receiving treatment for his injuries.
Detectives are asking for any relevant dash camera footage or surveillance video related to this incident. The route is along Auburn Road (SR324) between Braselton Highway (SR124) and Winder Highway (SR29) between 5:45 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. The shooting occurred just before the Old Fountain Road intersection, but detectives believe that the shooter may have traveled toward Dacula Road or Winder Highway.
If anyone has any other information to share in this case, please contact GCPD detectives at 770.513.5300. To remain anonymous, tipsters should contact Crime Stoppers at 404.577.TIPS (8477) or visit www.stopcrimeATL.com. Crime Stoppers tipsters can receive a cash reward for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case.
ORIGINAL: (Dacula, Ga., July 7, 2023) – The Gwinnett Police Department is investigating a shooting involving a Gwinnett County District Attorney’s investigator right before the intersection of Auburn Road and Old Fountain Road.
Shortly after 6:00 p.m., officers responded to an “officer needs help call” where the investigator stated another motorist had shot him.
Based on the preliminary investigation, while the investigator was traveling on Auburn Road, he was shot by a male driving a silver SUV with rear passenger side damage. The suspect continued through the Auburn Road intersection towards Dacula Road.
The investigator was able to pull into a nearby convenience store, go over his police radio, and advise that he had been shot. The investigator was transported to a local hospital and is being treated for non-life-threatening injuries.
Nearby roads were closed while officers investigated the incident. The District Attorney’s office and nearby local police agencies are assisting in locating the vehicle matching the description.
If anyone has any information to share in this case, please contact GCPD detectives at 770.513.5300. To remain anonymous, tipsters should contact Crime Stoppers at 404.577.TIPS (8477) or visit www.stopcrimeATL.com. Crime Stoppers tipsters can receive a cash reward for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case.