Benham was arrested the following day on unrelated charges in Bartow County, authorities said. According to Rome police, he was 15 at the time of the shooting.
Benham remains held at the Rome Youth Detention Center as he awaits trial,
Assistant Police Chief Debbie Burnett said.
No additional information about the case has been released.
In other news:
Going into budget negotiations, lawmakers were warned that state agencies across the board were likely going to have to make steep cuts.