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Vernell Cheneau Jr of Dacula has been booked into the Gwinnett County Jail and charged with felony murder, aggravated assault, and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony.
A domestic dispute involving family members resulted in a homicide Saturday night in Dacula, Gwinnett County police said.
He is 37 years old.
investigators believe the shooting, which happened on Overlook Hill Pass in unincorporated Dacula, resulted from a dispute between the victim and Cheneau, Sgt. Michele Pihera said. Police were called to the scene shortly after 7:30 p.m. and found a man suffering from a gunshot wound.
Pihera said the victim was shot inside the garage of the home. He was later pronounced dead at the scene. There were several other family members inside the home at the time of the crime.
Vernell Cheneau Arrested
Investigators are still attempting to make contact with the next-of-kin for the victim, police said.
Cheneau fled the scene after the shooting Saturday but was later arrested by Gwinnett police, who stopped him on Auburn Road near Hog Mountain Church Road.