Gwinnett County

1 dead, 1 wounded, suspect arrested in Lilburn road rage shooting

LILBURN, Ga. — One person died in a road rage shooting in Lilburn Sunday afternoon.

Lilburn police say two vehicles were involved in the incident, which took place just after 12 p.m. near the intersection of Harbins and Dickens Roads at the entrance to the Durham Ridge subdivision.

The suspect, Luis Cruz, turned himself in to police.

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According to Lilburn police, men in each of the two vehicles started shooting at each other.

Another person was injured in the shooting and taken to a hospital for treatment.

The family of the man who died told Channel 2′s Courtney Francisco his name was Omar Cantillo Avila, 45.

He was the father of one child.

Cruz is charged with felony murder and aggravated assault.

Authorities are continuing to investigate the shooting.


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