Former Boxer Dies in Shooting Incident; Police Search for Bank Robber
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Former Boxer Dies in Shooting Incident - Dunwoody Patch
A former pro boxer was wanted in Dunwoody for false imprisonment and battery related to incidents with his wife; a woman police say shot and killed him early Tuesday, according to the AJC.
Earnest Mahir Abdul-Mateen, who fought under the name Ernest Mateen, retired in 2006 with a 30-12 record and a decorated history.For more on this story, visit Dunwoody Patch.
Duplex Fire Displaces 2 in Norcross Area - Norcross Patch
Two adults have been displaced because of a fire that caused heavy damage to their duplex home in unincorporated Norcross.
According to Gwinnett County Fire spokesman Colin Rhoden, a neighbor on the 5400 block of Bishops Circle reported the fire Nov. 7 at 1:34 a.m. Firefighters arrived on the scene and found heavy smoke and fire coming from the duplex. For more on this story, check Norcross Patch.
Police Search for Bank Robber - Douglasville Patch
The Douglasville Police Department is looking for a man that robbed the Bank of the Ozarks, off of Chapel Hill Road, Tuesday at about 3:15 p.m.
A man wearing a mask that looked like an old man said he had a gun and robbed the bank, Douglasville Police Deputy Chief Gary Sparks said. He never, however, displayed a weapon. For more on this story, visit Douglasville Patch.