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Man arrested following shooting incident on Wentworth Place

June 2, 2021–7:18 p.m.


A 42-year old Rome man was arrested Monday following a shooting incident on Wentworth Place.

According to Floyd County Jail records, La Lyric Ortiz Griffin shot a woman and also discharged a firearm into the side of the home.

Griffin then followed the victim outside, yelling and cursing to the point it could be heard by a neighbor.

Griffin also allegedly threatened to beat up the neighbor.

The report states that Griffin was in possession of several firearms despite being a convicted felon.

He is charged with aggravated assault, discharging a firearm while under the influence, disorderly conduct, reckless conduct, terroristic threats and acts, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.