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Police ID robbery suspect who fired at cops
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Police ID robbery suspect who fired at cops

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. -- Gwinnett County Police have identified the robbery suspect accused of firing at responding officers.

Investigators believe 28-year-old Javon D. Jenkins is responsible for the crime. He has not yet been arrested.

The shooting happened Mar. 23 at the Ashford Jackson Creek Apartments in the 3200 block of Sunrise Village Lane.

Gwinnett County Police Cpl. Michele Pihera said the suspect hid inside an apartment when he saw an officer approaching. The officer heard glass breaking and found the suspect attempting to run up a nearby hill.

The officer told the suspect to stop. In response, the suspect fired at least one shot at the officer. A Gwinnett County Police spokesperson said the officer did not return fire.

Investigators spoke with the robbery victim and a witness.

Anyone with information in this case is asked to call Gwinnett County Police at 770-513-5300 or Crime Stoppers Greater Atlanta at 404-577-TIPS. Tipsters may be eligible for a reward of up to $2,000.

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