Nine facing charges in two shootings in Cartersville

Wednesday, May 29, 2024–8:50 a.m.

-Cartersville Police News Release-

On April 23, Cartersville Police Officers initiated an investigation into a shooting that occurred in the area of Lee Street and Walker Street resulting in the arrests of three individuals.

In the early morning of May 12, Cartersville Officers responded to a shots fired call in the area of Stokley Street and recovered numerous shell casings from several weapons.

Later, Investigators located a vehicle with multiple gunshots to the driver’s side of the car.

Both the driver and passenger escaped serious injuries. Cartersville Police Investigators, along with Agents from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation determined the two shootings were related.

As a result of the investigation, seven additional adults and one juvenile have been charged and taken into custody for their roles in both shootings.

Arrested and charged with two counts of aggravated assault were Deon Shaquille Burton, Jesus Deshawn Williams, Jeremiah Keith Lambert, Zakavious Slocum, Joseph Kennemore, and Jaylen Reece Sisson

Charged with Hindering Apprehension or Punishment of Criminal was Naudia Renee Carter.

All were lodged at the Bartow County Jail pending bond hearings.

The Cartersville Police Department was assisted by the GBI, Bartow County Sheriff’s Office, Bartow-Cartersville Drug Task Force, and the United States Marshals Service. This is an ongoing investigation.

Anyone with information related to this matter is asked to contact the Criminal Investigations Division at (770)387-5690.

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