Police have no suspects in the shooting death of a 19-year-old found near his Polk County home.
Desmond Ray Kinnemore, of Rockmart, was found dead in ditch near his Morgan Valley Road home Tuesday morning, according to police. A 911 caller reported hearing gunshots around 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, but didn’t see the shooting, Rockmart police Chief Keith Sorrells said.
When investigators arrived, Kinnemore was dead of an apparent gunshot wound, Sorrells said. It was the city’s first homicide since New Year’s Day 2011.
No suspects had been named Thursday.
“We haven’t had much luck with this one,” Sorrells said.
Kinnemore was no stranger to law enforcement in Polk County, according to arrest records. His record includes eight arrests, most recently Dec. 11 on drug charges.
Anyone with information about the shooting death is asked to contact Rockmart police at 770-684-6558.
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