DULUTH — Police have tied two men to the fatal stabbing of a 32-year-old Duluth man last week, officials said.
Early Tuesday morning, Duluth police arrested Seung Won Lee, 24, and Dong Ho Shin, 30, both of Duluth, on charges of felony murder and aggravated assault. Police believe both were involved in the killing of Kwang Ko, who was found bleeding in the parking lot of an Aldi on Pleasant Hill Road in Duluth about 7 a.m. Thursday.
Duluth police spokesman Maj. Don Woodruff said additional arrests are pending in the ongoing investigation. Police executed search warrants after the arrests where evidence related to the investigation was recovered, but officials did not offer specifics. Both suspects are being held at the Gwinnett County Jail without bond.
Investigators have not shed light on a motive.
Ko was bleeding heavily but was able to speak when EMS personnel arrived. He died shortly after being transported from the scene. The Aldi was closed at the time.
Authorities said the killing is incorporated Duluth’s first in about 18 months.
Both Shin and Lee are scheduled to appear in court Dec. 28 for a probable cause hearing.
Investigators believe the victim may have worked in the area as a waiter or bartender. He has family in Virginia, police said.