Police: Domestic dispute escalates to murder-attempted suicide

(Source: WGCL)

Police are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred in Bartow County Thursday afternoon.

The shooting occurred on Franklin Drive and Cassville Road.

A spokesperson with the Bartow County Sheriff's Office told CBS46 that after getting reports of a shooting, officers arrived at the scene to find that a man was fatally shot outside a home.

Another man had also been shot and ran from the scene, according to authorities. The second man was taken to the hospital for emergency treatment.

The shooting victims were not immediately identified by police.

Later Thursday, police say they arrested 27-year-old Justin Wade, of Rome, and charged him with murder and aggravated assault. Wade was arrested in Floyd County and will be transferred to Bartow County.

Police say they're still investigating what led to the shooting.

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