July 7, 2018 Press Release

The Bartow County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting which took place earlier today.

According to Sheriff Clark Millsap, just before 1pm today, deputies were dispatched to the area of Young Street near Cartersville in reference to a report of a woman being shot. Prior to arrival, more reports of shots being fired were received. Deputies arrived and discovered a male and female with gunshot wounds. The female was declared deceased on the scene and the male was taken by air ambulance to an area hospital. Initial investigations reveal that the pair lived together and were in a relationship.

Investigators believe that the man shot himself after shooting the woman. This is an active investigation and no further information is available at this time.