One killed at Lawrenceville apartment in possible robbery attempt

LAWRENCEVILLE — In the early hours of Saturday morning, Gwinnett Police responded to what an unidentified resident described as a home invasion at the Wesley St. Clair Apartments off Sweetwater Road.

Police arrived to find a deceased black man, later identified as Bobby Smith Jr., 21, outside of one of the apartments and the resident inside who said two men attempted to rob him.

Police said shots had been fired through the door. They have a description of the second suspect, who has not been located. The resident of the apartment was taken in for further interviews.

A 911 call was made about 3 a.m. Saturday morning. The investigation is ongoing.