An 18-year-old Rome man police say shot and killed another man on Cliffview Drive in August turned himself in at the jail late Thursday.

Joe Paul Atwater is accused of shooting 26-year-old Jonathan Lynn Hull on the evening of Aug. 17 outside of a Cliffview Drive residence.

Police said that he and Atwater knew each other, but investigators are keeping details under wraps for now.

The initial call to 911 reported the sound of shots fired outside 3 Cliffview Drive. A resident found Hull on the ground, began rendering first aid, and alerted police that someone had been shot.

Hull stopped breathing and was rushed to Floyd Medical Center, where Deputy Coroner Brent Whatley pronounced him dead. The body has been sent for autopsy at the GBI Crime Lab.

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