Updated: Floyd Police seek information in shooting death of 57-year-old Shannon woman.

Updated: Floyd Police seek information in shooting death of 57-year-old Shannon woman.

Laura Regina Ross, from photo on #justiceforgina.



Statement from Floyd County Police:

Investigators are asking for the public to email or call the tip line if they have information about the shooting death of a 57-year-old grandmother this week.

Laura Regina Ross was found shot in her home on Monday August 24 after calling 911 and hanging up. When police arrived to check her welfare they discovered the woman inside and suffering from her injuries. She was immediately transported to the hospital by EMS and investigators began the trying to pieces together details.

Ross died later at the hospital.

Police are asking for leads to assist in the follow up of the case. Tipsters can call Detective Jordan Clayton at 706-252-4219 email: police@floydcountyga.org or contact Floyd County Police Department social media.

Several people have already reached out to law enforcement since news broke of the investigation and we appreciate the information.


The shooting death of a 57-year-old Shannon woman remains under investigation as Floyd County Police seek information about what happened at her home Monday night.

Floyd 911 received a call from Laura Regina Ross around 10:30 p.m. Monday; she was screaming for assistance and the connection was lost, says Police Sgt. Chris Fincher. An officer was dispatched to her home and found her inside with gunshot wounds, he said.

Ross was rushed by EMS to Floyd Medical Center where she died around 4 a.m. Tuesday, he says.

Police are asking for help in the case. Please contact Detective Jordan Clayton at 706-252-4219 or email police@floydcountyga.org.

Floyd County Coroner Gene Proctor says Ross’ body is at the GBI crime lab for an autopsy today. The cause of death: gunshot wound.

Ross’ family and the Model community have exchanged hundreds of Facebook posts in the past 24 to 36 hours about the case, seeking information and comforting one another. Some are including a hashtag #justiceforgina.

We’ll have additional details later today.



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