One dead, three wounded in early morning shooting

September 23, 2018--1:43 p.m.

ROME POLICE NEWS RELEASE

On Sunday, September 23rd, 2018 at 4:20 a.m., E-911 advised that multiple subjects were calling about possible gunshots in the area of N. Broad St and Church St.

While in route to the area, Sgt. Hutchins observed a silver Jeep traveling at a high rate of speed pulling into Floyd Medical Center. He advised that the subjects inside the Jeep were shot.

After further investigation, Sgt. Hutchins advised the shooting took place in the area of 510 Calhoun Ave, close to the old bank, and that another subject was had possibly been shot there.

Two other subjects inside the Jeep at FMC were Evanda Spivey and Sammy Riles.

They both stated that they were running away when they were shot on the lot of 510 Calhoun Ave.

They were both treated at FMC and released.

Once on scene at 510 Calhoun Ave, a black male was located with multiple gunshot wounds lying in the parking lot. The subject was unresponsive, not breathing, and was not moving.

The subject had two semi-automatic pistols lying next to him.

He was later identified as Tamaine Deshaun McKnight.

Multiple shell casings were also located in the parking lot.

After securing the scene, E-911 stated that another shooting victim was at 21 Atteiram Drive. A male named Ladory Robinson was located with multiple gunshot wounds. 

The scene was turned over to investigators for evidence collection. 

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Investigator Tony Yarbrough at 706-238-5124.


 

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