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Man Shot, Killed in Peachtree Corners Friday Morning

Gwinnett Police are investigating the death of a male whose body was discovered at a hotel on Jimmy Carter Boulevard.

A man was shot and killed at a Peachtree Corners extended hotel early Friday morning.

Corporal Edwin Ritter, Gwinnett Police spokesman, said police were called to the Homestead Extended Stay motel on Jimmy Carter Boulevard at 1:20 a.m. Friday.

Ritter said that when police arrived they "discovered a black male laying in the breezeway of the 100 building with multiple gunshot wounds."

The man has been identified as as Eric Marshall.

"He died on scene as a result of being shot," said Ritter. "Mr. Marshall is believed to be either 31 or 32 years of age and recently moved to the area, possibly from California.

Gwinnett County Police Homicide unit is investigating the shooting death. Ritter said the man's death is "believed to be drug related."

Police are urging that anyone with information regarding this homicide to contact the Gwinnett County Police at 770-513-5300 or 911.

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