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Rome Police respond to two calls of shots being fired Saturday

Monday, May 22, 2023–11:57 a.m.

-Rome Police Department report-

Rome Police responded to two separate ‘shots fired’ calls on Saturday.

According to the incident reports:

The first call came in at around 4:30 a.m. and police found shell casings in the road near the intersection of East 16th Street and Spring Creek Street. There was also a bullet hole in the front driver’s quarter panel of a vehicle, which punctured the radiator. There were also bullet holes in the windshield and driver’s side window of the car.

Then at around 11:27 p.m., officers were dispatched to Forsyth Street after reports of five shots being fired and a car speeding away from the scene with a person running in the opposite direction.

Police found no one in the area when they arrived but did find shell casings in the middle of Howell Street, which is nearby.