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One dead in Monday night shooting

June 1, 2020–9:30 p.m.


On Monday, June 1, 2020 at approximately 7:02pm, 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 received indicates that the suspect is also an African-American juvenile male.

The names of those involved are not being released at this point as the investigation is in its early stages and involves juveniles.

An autopsy will be performed by the GBI Medical Examiner’s Office in Decatur.

If anyone has information about this incident is encouraged to contact: Investigator Kyle York 706.238.5127or the Rome Police Department Investigative Division at 706.238.5111.

Persons may also submit anonymous tips at