Media release: A Rome man is in jail after a heated domestic dispute left a 17-year-old with a gunshot wound to his hands.
Cedartown Police were called to an East Queen Street address the night of Aug. 11 (Wednesday).
They observed a 17-year-old male with what appeared to be a single gunshot wound to both hands. Officers assertained that the non life-threatening injury was a result of a heated argument between two adult subjects who were also at the East Queen Street address.
Multiple juveniles were present during the initial altercation and subsequent shooting. The alleged shooter left the scene but law enforcement officers were able to locate him a short time after the incident.
Claude Thomas Kinnebrew, 35, of Rome was charged with aggravated assault and two counts of cruelty to children. He was transported to the Polk County Jail.
The 17- year-old was transported to a Rome hospital for treatment.