Two Shootings Being Investigated by Police

Cedartown Police are investigating two different shootings that occurred within hours apart this week.

The first, on Vine Street, left one person injured. According to Cedartown Police Chief Jamie Newsome, a dispute between two men occurred just before 8 pm Tuesday.  The individual that was shot was airlifted to a trauma center for treatment.

The second shooting occurred Wednesday morning just before 4 am in the area of Cherokee Circle.

Initial reports said that 911 was called stating that nearly thirty shots were fired at a home.

When police arrived at the scene they found that no one had been shot.  However, investigators located numerous shell casings in front of the home.

Detectives are requesting anyone who lives in the area of Cherokee Circle, as well as anyone in the area of North College Drive / Cherokee Circle who has surveillance cameras at their residence, to please contact Detective Caleb Bowman (#810) at (678) 246-5107 or at

You can also contact the Polk County Police Department at (770) 748-7331 with any information. You may remain anonymous if you wish.
This incident is still an active investigation.