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Man Shot to Death outside Gainesville Store

5:24 PM, Jun 4, 2013   |    comments
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GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) - A suspect is facing a murder charge after a man was shot to death outside a convenience store in the northeast Georgia city of Gainesville.
 
The Times of Gainesville reports (http://bit.ly/14pMVz3) that 37-year-old Adiren Lamont Thompson of Gainesville was shot in the abdomen Monday evening in the parking lot outside Peppers Grocery & Market.
 
Gainesville police Cpl. Joe Britte said Thompson was taken to Northeast Georgia Medical Center around 6 p.m. He was pronounced dead about an hour later.
 
Police said 32-year-old Joseph Scott Williams faces charges of murder, possession of a gun during the commission of a crime and possession of a gun by a convicted felon. It wasn't known early Tuesday whether Williams has an attorney.
 
Britte said he wasn't sure what led to the shooting.
 
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Information from: The Times, http://www.gainesvilletimes.com

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