GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. — Authorities say they know who the two men are that shot and killed a former Gwinnett County sheriff’s deputy. One of them has been arrested.
Gwinnett County police said that 25-year-old Tavares Norah and 27-year-old Prince Robertson killed Felix Cosme, 63, in January.
Authorities said Cosme was working as security at the O’Reilly Auto Parts store along Hamilton Mill Road in Buford when he was killed by the suspects.
[Retired Gwinnett County sergeant ID’d as victim in deadly auto parts store shooting]
Detectives and officers determined that the two suspects in the murder are the same suspects that robbed an Auto Zone at 645 Dacula Road in Dacula Monday night.
Store employees told the officers that one of the suspects walked into the store and demanded cash while pointing a gun at them. He then left he store in a black car.
Officers eventually tracked down the suspects’ car where it crashed on La Maison Drive about 3 miles from the Auto Zone. Officers searched for the suspects but couldn’t find them.
On Tuesday, authorities said they took both men into custody.
Breaking : @GwinnettPd arrests 1 of 2 suspected of murder in January death of retired Sheriffs Dep. Felix Cosme . Tavares Norah in custody .Police say pair robbed a Dacula store last night , crashed a car and ran . Second man , (on right ) Prince Robertson still on run. @wsbtv pic.twitter.com/b8PhZu7OpY— Tony Thomas (@TonyThomasWSB) June 2, 2020
Breaking : @GwinnettPd has captured Prince Robertson. Second man wanted in murder of former sheriffs deputy and more than a dozen suspected auto parts store robberies metro wide . @wsbradio @wsbtv latest at 5pm pic.twitter.com/pTMhOqlCub— Tony Thomas (@TonyThomasWSB) June 2, 2020
The suspects are facing armed robbery and murder charges against Cosme. Both Norah and Robertson have other outstanding warrants.
The FBI is still offering a reward of $15,000 for information leading to the arrest of the suspects involved in this crime. Tipsters interested in the reward are encouraged to call the FBI at (770) 216-3000.
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