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Police looking for 2 men wanted in shooting death

LAWRENCEVILLE -- Gwinnett Police have issued arrest warrants for two men believed to be connected to the shooting death of 20-year-old Deandre Perkins in the parking lot of a Lawrenceville Chevron on Wednesday.

Eighteen-year-old Fuad Abdulaziz Hohamud and 20-year-old Airis Jamar Evans-Ingram, both of Lawrenceville, are wanted for felony murder. One or both of them is believed to have shot Perkins in the chest Wednesday afternoon, leading to his eventual death, police said.

Both are still on the lam, police spokesman Cpl. Brian Kelly said Friday.

Police say Perkins and a friend were in their vehicle in the parking lot of the Chevron station at the intersection of Old Norcross and Herrington roads just before 4:30 p.m. Wednesday when two men approached the vehicle.

At least one of them brandished a handgun, shooting Perkins in the chest.

Perkins and the driver, identified Friday as 20-year-old Akeem Masha of Grayson, pulled into a nearby apartment complex before calling police.

Perkins was rushed to Gwinnett Medical Center-Lawrenceville before passing away from the injury.

The motive for the shooting is still under investigation, Kelly said.

Anybody with information regarding the whereabouts of either suspect, both black men, is urged to call Gwinnett County Police at 770-513-5300 or Crime Stoppers at 404-577-8477.