Floyd Police Investigating Fatal Shooting in Shannon

September 16th, 2022 – 6:15 PM

Floyd County Police Department –

Floyd County Police are investigating a domestic violence incident that occurred last Friday morning at a location in rural Shannon that left one man dead and another man being treated at a local hospital.

Patrol officers were dispatched at around 6:30 a.m. following calls to 911 about gunshots at a location near Buttrum Road (the last road in Floyd County off of Ga 140).

56-year-old Raymond G. Johnson Jr of Gordon County died in the incident. 

Investigators are asking the public to call the police if they observed anything unusual while traveling on Ga 140 or Ga 41 between 5:45 a.m. and 6:30 a.m on Friday.

Vehicles of interest are a gold HHR and a black Dodge Caravan.

Calls or texts should be directed to Investigator Logan Moore at 706-252-4218.

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