GWINNETT COUNTY, GA – The Gwinnett County Police Department needs the public’s help in locating Jamel Leslie Cooke, 44, who is wanted for shooting a female at a local hotel.
Cooke has active warrants for Aggravated Assault, Armed Robbery, Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, and Possession of a Firearm during the Commission of a Felony, authorities said. His current location is unknown. Cooke is considered armed and dangerous.
On Tuesday, Aug. 15, at around 12:00 p.m., officers assigned to the West Precinct were dispatched to a “person shot” call at 5945 Oakbrook Parkway in unincorporated Norcross. When officers arrived, they found a female suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Officers provided first aid and the victim was transported to a local hospital. Detectives responded to the scene and began collecting statements while crime scene investigators began processing evidence. The motive is believed to be robbery-related.
Anyone who has any information to share in this case or knows of Cooke’s whereabouts should contact GCPD 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.