Jeffrey A. Shedrick

One man is in custody after police found another man shot in the head in a wooded area.

According to Rome police, officers responded to a shooting call at Dodd Boulevard on Monday morning.

When police arrived at the scene, they found Scott Hayes, 39, suffering from a gunshot wound. He was behind a car dealership.

Hayes was rushed to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries.

A police spokesperson said detectives later arrested Jeffrey A. Shedrick, 32, of Rome, for aggravated assault and possession of a weapon.

Police have not released a motive for the shooting.

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