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Report: Man shot after fight over card game at Buford home
A shooting occurred early Saturday at a home on Vintage Lane, a small residential street off of Pebblebrook Drive in Buford. - photo by FRANK REDDY

A woman shot in the arm Saturday in Buford said she recalled an argument over a card game before hearing gunshots, according to a Gwinnett County Police report.

Regina Franklin, 45, suffered a gunshot wound to her upper left torso after a shooting around 2:55 a.m. Saturday on Vintage Lane in Buford.

Timothy Thornton, 31, of Buford, was found dead at the scene. Thornton is also listed with a Flowery Branch address in the police report.

Franklin reportedly told police there was an argument “over a card game and then she heard gunshots.” She also said she did not know who did the shooting.

“She stated as soon as the gunfire occurred, everybody fled the residence,” according to the report.

Seven children were inside the home at the time of shooting. All of them were released to family members.

Another witness said he was “dozing off on the couch” and ran outside at the sound of gunshots.

The officer opened the door of the house and found Thornton laying face-down on the floor.

“There was a large amount of blood coming from the head area of the body,” the report states. “(The officer) also observed what looked to be a table covered in a red cloth turned over on its side next to Thornton.”

No suspects have been identified by police.

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