Arrest made in Gwinnett teen's shooting death

Police have arrested one of three possible suspects in connection with the shooting death of a 19-year-old in his own Gwinnett County neighborhood.

Terrance Thorton, 17, is charged with murder and armed robbery in the killing of Jacquorrius Madison. Thorton is being held at Gwinnet County Jail.

Police say they are still searching for two other unnamed persons of interest, and believe the homicide is drug-related.

Police said shortly before 6 p.m. Saturday, a number of youth were hanging out at the pool and tennis court area off of Grove Lake Street, when someone fired shots and struck Madison.

Police said Madison was transported to a nearby hospital and died of his injuries.

Investigators interviewed a number of witnesses for several hours.

Neighbors said they were shocked someone would commit a brutal crime in their quiet neighborhood.

“It’s a sad situation. It’s a matter to be concerned about,” said one neighbor.

Anyone with information on the crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers.

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