Dawson Co. man shot, killed in Gwinnett


“The decedent in this case has been identified as Kenneth Stockton (age 42, Dawsonville). Detectives are still actively investigating this case. 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. 

ORIGINAL RELEASE:  (Dacula, Ga., Aug. 31, 2023) – At approximately 11:15 p.m., officers from East Precinct responded to a person shot call on Jona Trail in Dacula.

When officers arrived on the scene, they discovered one deceased male with an apparent gunshot wound. It appears two males had a type of confrontation before the shooting occurred. Detectives are currently interviewing potential witnesses and gathering evidence in hopes of determining what led to the shooting.”