Officer-involved shooting on Kingston Highway in Rome


The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has been called following an officer-involved shooting this morning on Kingston Highway.

According to Floyd County Police, The Rome-Floyd metro task Force and the SWAT team were executing a warrant at 1933 Kingston Highway and were met with gunfire.

A county police officer returned fire, hitting the suspect.

The wound is non-life threatening.

Kingston Highway in the area was closed for a period of time.

No officers were injured.

Again, the GBI is in charge of the investigation and we will have additional details later today.