A man accused of killing his wife and fleeing his residence in Rockmart on Sunday night was last seen in Floyd County, according to Polk County Police.
Jimmy Brian Blackmon, 118 Rice Rd., left in a black 2015 GMC Sierra after allegedly shooting Ginger Blackmon, who died at the scene.
Chief Kenny Dodd said Monday afternoon that Floyd County Police found the vehicle at the Walmart in East Rome off of U.S. 411 a few hours after the incident.
Police later determined that Blackmon was picked up at the store by his son and dropped off on foot at Ga. 101 and Pleasant Valley Road in Southern Floyd County.
Dodd said the son, Corey Brian Blackmon, 21, was arrested and charged with obstructing law enforcement officers when it was discovered he initially lied to police when questioned about his father's whereabouts.
He was booked into the Polk County Jail and later released on $1,400 bond.
Jimmy Blackmon is presumed to be armed and dangerous. If anyone comes into contact with him, do not approach and call 911 immediately.
The identity of the woman killed in a shooting Sunday night north of Rockmart’s city limits has been released.
Polk County Coroner Norman Smith said Ginger Leann Green Blackmon, 36, was pronounced at the scene of the incident at a residence on Rice Road.
Police were still searching for the suspected shooter, Jimmy Brian Blackmon, as of noon Monday. He fled the scene of the shooting in a black 2015 GMC Sierra with Georgia tag RVN1626 heading toward Bartow County.
Active warrants have been taken out for his arrest, and he is wanted for murder.
Police are searching for a man who is accused of killing a woman in a shooting north of Rockmart on Sunday night.
Polk County Police have obtained warrants for Jimmy Brian Blackmon, who detectives say fled the scene of a shooting on Rice Road.
Blackmon is a white male and was last seen heading toward Bartow County driving a black 2015 GMC Sierra with Georgia tag RVN1626.
Detective Caleb Bowman said Blackmon is presumed to be armed and dangerous. If anyone comes into contact with him, do not approach and call 911 immediately.
Area law enforcement agencies in the surrounding counties have been notified and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation is assisting in the investigation.
The name and identity of the victim has not been released. Preliminary information indicated there was a domestic dispute that led to the shooting.
Anyone with information on this case can contact Bowman at 404-807-7032 or Polk County E-911.
Polk County Police were assisted on the scene by several local agencies, including Rockmart Police, Aragon Police, Redmond EMS and the Rockmart Fire Department.
Polk County Police are investigating a shooting Sunday night at a residence on Rice Road just north of Rockmart that left one person dead and the suspect at large, according to Chief Kenny Dodd.
Dodd said preliminary information indicated there was a domestic dispute that led to the shooting. The name of the victim and suspect are not being released at the moment.
Detectives are still on the scene. Officers on the scene said the shooting occurred between 8 and 9 p.m.
Rice Road is just off of Ga. Highway 113 about a mile and a half north of Rockmart High School.
More information to come as it becomes available.