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Police officers in Lawrenceville shoot and kill man attempting to steal their car


Witness a shocking incident in Lawrenceville as officers fatally shoot an individual allegedly attempting to steal a police car. The GBI is now investigating this officer-involved shooting. Tune in to understand the circumstances surrounding this tragic event.

Some written reports relevant to this video are accessible now (find them in the References section below). Here are the takeaways from them:

  • Lawrenceville police fatally shot a man who allegedly tried to steal a police cruiser.
  • The incident occurred during a traffic stop on Ga. 120 near Pike Park Drive.
  • The driver of a black Kia Sorento sped past the officers, made a U-turn, and attempted to steal the police vehicle.
  • The officers gave verbal commands to the driver, but ultimately shot and killed him.
  • The GBI is investigating the incident and will provide the case file to the Gwinnett County District Attorney's Office for review.


  • [1] GBI: Lawrenceville police shoot, kill man trying to steal police cruiser. Link
  • [2] GBI: Police in Georgia shoot, kill man who tried to steal patrol vehicle. Link

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