Thursday, June 18, 2009
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Gwinnett Daily Post
NORCROSS - Gwinnett police have identified two victims in the Tuesday morning fight at the Villa Nueva apartments that left one man dead.
Maximo Antonio Medina-Hernandez, 39, was shot and killed inside a residence at the South Norcross-Tucker Road complex at about 2:30 a.m., police said, after he fought with two black men.
Another man, 23-year-old Jose Melendez, was assaulted. He was taken to Gwinnett Medical Center for treatment, though it is unclear if he is still there.
A police spokesman said the motive behind the attack is unclear and there are no suspects at this time.
Investigators are asking for the public's help. Anyone with information is urged to call Gwinnett homicide investigators at 770-513-5300 or Crime Stoppers at 404-577-TIPS.
Callers can remain anonymous and are eligible for a reward of up to $2,000.