GWINNETT COUNTY, GA—Gwinnett County Police Homicide Unit has identified and charged Wesley Vickers, 23, of Lilburn, with Aggravated Assault, Felony Murder and Malice Murder in connection with the death of Courtney Owens, 34, of Snellville.
Vickers was arrested and taken into custody with the assistance of the Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Unit. Vickers is being held at the Gwinnett Detention Center.
Owens was fatally shot on Dec. 9 around 2:30 p.m. at the Royal Court Motors car dealership on Centerville Highway hwere she worked, according to authorities.
When officers arrived on the scene, they found a female who was identified as Courtney Owens deceased of a gunshot wound inside the business. A witness told police that the suspect walked into the business and shot Owens and fled on foot.
Police have not released a motive for the shooting, although detectives think the suspect may have been known to the victim or business, police said.
Anyone with information about the case should contact Gwinnett County Police 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.
The case number is GP220100141