Report: Man fires a gun into the ground during an argument

January 25th, 2023 – 11:45 AM

-Floyd County Jail Records –

Olin Jackie Dotson Jr.

A 63-year-old Rome man was arrested Tuesday afternoon at his Bells Ferry Road residence on a felony aggravated assault charge.

According to Floyd County Jail records:

Olin Jackie Dotson Jr. pulled out a handgun during an argument and shot it into the ground before pointing it at the victim.

When police arrived at the scene a witness was able to confirm to police what happened during the altercation.

Man charged with assault and battery

A Rome man was jailed early Wednesday on charges of aggravated assault and battery.

According to Floyd County Jail Records:

Keith Allen Maldonado, 43, placed a victim in a chokehold for one minute, causing the victim to be unable to breathe.

Maldonado also caused physical injuries to the victim, according to the report.

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