Man found dead behind Gwinnett Co. townhomes

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GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. - Gwinnett County police are investigating a deadly shooting in unincorporated Norcross.

Officers have taped off two crime scenes at the Bradford Gwinnett Townhomes on Beaver Springs Lane -- one where the shooting happened and the other where the victim was found.

Neighbors called police to the complex over possible shots fired around 11:30 p.m. Sunday. Responding officers left after not finding anything. Later, a neighbor found a man dead along the wood line behind the townhomes and police returned to investigate.

Investgators will not release the man's name until his family is notified. Neighbors said he was a 23-year-old who stepped outside to investigate after hearing gunshots. 

Police are speaking to possible witnesses, including neighbors who saw several cars speed out of the area.