Buford man charged in 3-week-old murder

Gwinnett Police Homicide detectives have charged Rodericus Jackson, 33, Buford, with Felony Murder and Aggravated Assault.  Jackson’s whereabouts are unknown currently. 


“The Gwinnett County Police Department is investigating an incident in Buford that resulted in the death of one man.

Shortly before 3 a.m., officers assigned to the North Precinct were dispatched to a home on Allen St. in Buford in reference to a “person shot” call. When officers arrived, they discovered the body of an adult male inside a parked vehicle. Additional officers began canvassing the area, looking for the suspects.

The shooting victim was transported to a local hospital, where he later died.

At this time, detectives are following up on leads and trying to identify at least two other individuals who may be involved. The motive for this crime remains under investigation. 

The victim has been identified as Quentin Cantrell (age 35, Buford). Next-of-kin notification has been made.

If anyone has any information to share in this case, please contact GCPD detectives at 770.513.5300.  To remain anonymous, tipsters should contact Crime Stoppers at 404.577.TIPS (8477) or visit www.stopcrimeATL.com.  Crime Stoppers tipsters can receive a cash reward for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case. “