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Victim in Monday shooting dies, suspect now charged with murder

March 23, 2021–1:52 p.m.


A 39-year old Rome man who was shot Monday morning has died.

Rome Police responded to the walking trail in the area of Dodd Boulevard and Highway 411 in reference to a ‘shots fired’ call just before 10 a.m.

They found Scott Dennis Hayes with gunshot wounds to the head and back.

He was transported to Floyd Medical Center, where he died Tuesday.

32-year old Jeffrey Alfred Shedrick was arrested Monday charged with aggravated assault, possession of a weapon during the commission of a crime and violation of the Georgia Controlled Substances Act.

He is now also charged with felony murder.