Gwinnett County Police Department, Georgia
End of Watch Saturday, October 20, 2018
Lawrenceville, GA (October 21,2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Police Officer Antwan Toney was shot and killed as he and another officer investigated reports of a suspicious vehicle near the intersection of Bethany Church Road and Shiloh Road at approximately 3:00 pm. He was 30 years old.
As the officers approached the vehicle at least one person inside opened fire, shooting through the vehicle's windows. Officer Toney was struck as he and the other officer returned fire. The vehicle crashed a short distance away and its four occupants fled on foot.
One of the suspects was apprehended later in the afternoon after shooting at an officer who was searching for him.
Officer Toney was transported to Gwinnett Medical Center where he succumbed to his wounds.
Officer Toney had served with the Gwinnett County Police Department for three years.