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Suspect in double homicide at Hall-Gwinnett line captured in Texas
William Jerome Adams
William Jerome Adams

Update, 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 31: A 24-year-old man who police were looking for following a Friday, March 26, double homicide was arrested in Texas, allegedly trying to enter Mexico, authorities said.

Mary Lindsay, 39, and her son, Atif Muhammad, 16, were found with gunshot wounds around 2 p.m. Friday at a home in the 5000 block of Apple Grove Road near the Gwinnett-Hall border, authorities said.

Gwinnett County Police were looking for William Jerome Adams, who they believe was in a relationship with Lindsay.

Police said Adams was arrested earlier this week in Texas and will be extradited back to Georgia for prosecution. The department did not respond to an inquiry sent by The Times Wednesday, March 31, on whether any charges had been assessed.

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Gwinnett County crime scene investigators work the scene Friday, March 26, 2021, of a double shooting on Apple Grove Road in the Willow Leaf subdivision. Authorities said the victims were a 40-year-old woman and her 16-year-old son. - photo by Scott Rogers

Original story: Police are looking for a 24-year-old man suspected in the shooting of two people, including a juvenile, at a home in Gwinnett County about 1 ½ miles from the Hall County line.

Authorities said the victims were a 39-year-old woman and her 16-year-old son, but Gwinnett County Police have not released their identities.

The two were found around 2 p.m. Friday with gunshot wounds at a home in the 5000 block of Apple Grove Road, police said.

Police said they are looking for William Jerome Adams, who they believe was in a relationship with the woman.

Police said Adams stands 6 feet, 2 inches tall and weighs roughly 210 pounds. He is believed to have fled the area in a 2010 black Audi car bearing Georgia tag RWT9487.

Anyone with information is asked to call Gwinnett County detectives at 770-513-5300.

Anonymous tips can be given through the Crime Stoppers line at 404-577-8477.

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Gwinnett County crime scene investigators work the scene Friday, March 26, 2021, of a double shooting on Apple Grove Road in the Willow Leaf subdivision. Authorities said the victims were a 40-year-old woman and her 16-year-old son. - photo by Scott Rogers
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