Man kills wife and son-in-law in Lawrenceville on Thursday

Published: May. 5, 2022 at 8:16 PM EDT
Email This Link
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (CBS46) – Two people are dead following an aggravated domestic violence incident at a Gwinnett County home Thursday evening.

The Gwinnett County Police Department responded to a home on Bay Harbor Drive in Lawrenceville following a person shot call around 6:10 p.m.

When police arrived at the neighborhood, they found a woman dead inside the home. They also found a man deceased outside of a vehicle further down the street. The call provided 911 dispatchers with a description of the suspected gunman.

In a matter of minutes, officers found a man who they believe matched the description.

According to police, Bernie Mack shot and killed his wife Bridget. He then got into a gunfight with his stepdaughter’s husband and the husband, identified as Jeremy, was killed.

Mack was still on scene when officers arrived and was taken into custody.

If anyone has any information to share in this case, please contact GCPD detectives at 770-513-5300.

To remain anonymous, tipsters should contact Crime Stoppers at 404-577-TIPS (8477) or visit