Gwinnett County

Police searching for shooter after 2 men found dead inside Gwinnett home

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. — Gwinnett police are searching for a shooter after two men were found shot to death inside a Norcross home Saturday morning.

Officers were dispatched to a townhome community on Beaver Springs Lane about 4:45 a.m. after receiving a call about a person shot, police said.

We'll have the latest on the search for the shooter, on the Channel 2 Action News Nightbeat after the game.

They arrived to find two men shot to death inside Building 2042, authorities said.

Police have identified the victims as Derrick Dennis, 55, and Josh Dennis, 30, both of Norcross.


It's unclear what led to the shooting, but investigators are calling it a double homicide.

After discovering the bodies, officers went door-to-door asking neighbors if they saw or heard anything suspicious overnight, police said.

Saturday night, Gwinnett County police said they had issued murder warrants for Karlton Sirmons, 30, of Norcross, but his whereabouts remain unknown.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact Gwinnett police at 770-513-5300. Tipsters wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call Crime Stoppers at 404-577-8477 or visit the website.

Shaddi Abusaid with The Atlanta Journal-Constitution contributed to this article.