June 3rd, 2020 – 2:30 PM
Rome City Police Department –
On Monday, June 1, 2020 at approximately 7:02 pm, the Rome Police Department responded to the area of Grady Avenue to a reported shots fired call.
When officers arrived they found an African-American juvenile male on the ground with gunshot wounds.
First aid was rendered to the male but he was later pronounced deceased by the coroner.
Preliminary information collected by police indicated that the suspect was also a 17 year old African-American male.
According to the Rome City Police Department, The juvenile suspect was arrested on Tuesday in Cartersville on unrelated charges but He has NOT been charged in the shooting.
More details to come as they become available.