A third man at the scene told police Berl Douglas Henson, 63, and the shooting victim began a physical altercation around noon, and the man who was shot struck Henson in the head with a can. Henson allegedly then shot the man in the upper leg.
The two then separated from the 39 Crowe Springs Spur home in Cartersville, and the witness said the shooting victim had went to retrieve a weapon.
Deputies arrived and found Henson sitting in his vehicle, and his weapon was found in the middle console. Henson, of 79 Mountain Ridge Drive S.E., Cartersville, was arrested and charged with aggravated assault and criminal trespass.
Woman finds intoxicated man in her car
A woman leaving a local grocery store on Joe Frank Harris Parkway in Cartersville got a surprise Tuesday around 9:45 p.m.
According to the BCSO incident report, the woman found a strange man sitting in the passenger's seat of her 1999 Chevrolet Cavalier.
The woman told police the man -- identified as Clifford Curtis Williams, 30, of 11 Park Court, Cartersville -- had asked her for a ride as she entered the store.
Williams, who authorities say was intoxicated and unruly, was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct.
Men asking for donations may be a scam
A man identifying himself as an independent worker for Dynasty Sales could be a scammer, a local woman reported to BCSO authorities Tuesday.
According to the incident report, around 4:30 p.m. the man came to the woman's Bishop Road home and asked for a donation. The woman wrote a $49 check, then searched the Internet for information on the company.
A website listed several complaints about the company, calling it a scam. The woman was advised to stop payment on the check and monitor her checking account in case fraud was committed with her account number.