Men fire shots at apartment
•NORCROSS - A 28-year-old Norcross man was nearly shot and a window was shattered Saturday at an apartment complex at 6259 S. Norcross Tucker Road.
The victim told police he exited his car about 10:15 p.m. and was approached by four unidentified black men dressed in black clothing. Two of the suspects, whose faces were partially covered with green bandannas, each pulled out a small handgun and opened fire on the man, according to a police report.
The discharged rounds all missed the victim; however, one of them shattered a nearby apartment window, sending glass fragments onto a bed where another man was lying down. No one was injured.
The motive for the shooting was unclear. The suspects did not demand any money or property, the police report stated.
Wife claims husband attacked her
•NORCROSS - A Norcross man allegedly attacked his wife Sunday in the parking lot of a Blockbuster video store at 4985 Jimmy Carter Blvd.
Abdulhanid Islam became angry when his wife started questioning him about his relationship with his sister while they were sitting in a car in the parking lot, according to a police report. Islam struck her across the face, pulled her out of the car and threw her on the ground, the report said.
He allegedly hit her several times and then ordered her to get back in the car. Instead, the wife ran into the video store and asked an employee to call police. Islam allegedly fled in the car, leaving his wife stranded. He is wanted on a charge of battery.
Woman victim of road rage
•LAWRENCEVILLE - A 52-year-old Lawrenceville woman was intimidated by another motorist's aggressive driving Thursday on Sugarloaf Parkway near Ga. Highway 316.
The woman told police she was stopped at a traffic light at 11:45 a.m. when the light turned green and she slowly proceeded through the intersection. The woman said she was driving slowly to avoid causing her poodle dog to be flung about in the vehicle, according to the police report.
A man in a black Ford F150 apparently became angry and pulled around the victim's vehicle, slamming on his brakes once he got in front of her car. The suspect continued to keep pace with the woman while driving in the lane next to her and kept creeping into her lane.
The woman began to feel threatened, so she pulled into the Publix shopping center at the corner of Sugarloaf Parkway and Five Forks Trickum Road. The suspect reportedly followed her and blocked in her vehicle.
The suspect drove off when the victim yelled for help to another man in the parking lot.
Lawrenceville man run over
•LAWRENCEVILLE - A Lawrenceville man was run over by a pickup truck Monday during a dispute over a woman.
Robert Kyle Johnson, 22, told police two of his girlfriend's male friends came over to his apartment on Sweetwater Road. Johnson suspected that the men wanted to date his girlfriend, according to a police report.
He allegedly ran out to the men's truck and tried to hit one of them. As they began to drive off, Johnson hung onto the truck and was dragged several feet, the report stated. He was run over after falling to the ground.
Johnson suffered abrasions on his shoulder, back, stomach and elsewhere, but he was not seriously injured. No one was charged in the incident.
Suwanee man charged
with pointing gun at woman
•DACULA - A 31-year-old Suwanee man allegedly attempted to shoot a woman Sunday at a house on Sunny Hill Road.
Louis Paul Kotronis III was visiting a female friend at her house when he got into a fight with another house guest named "Bubba," according to a police report. The female friend tried to intervene in the dispute, and Kotronis pulled out a gun, the report said.
The woman said she grabbed her 9-year-old son and began to run to her room as Kotronis chased her, pulling the trigger on the pistol.
The gun didn't discharge, but the victim told police she heard a repeated "click, click, click." Kotronis fled on a blue Harley Davidson motorcycle before police arrived.
He is charged with pointing a gun at another.
- From staff reports