Jefferson County shooting victims, suspect ID'd

By: Staff Email
By: Staff Email
Investigators confirm 36-year-old Juan Antonio Rodriguez Garcia is dead and Gustavo Hernandez Diaz was injured after a shooting in Jefferson County Friday night.

Olegario Rodriguez

Sunday, July 21, 2013

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ga. (WRDW) -- Investigators confirm 36-year-old Juan Antonio Rodriguez Garcia is dead and Gustavo Hernandez Diaz was injured after a shooting in Jefferson County Friday night.

Officers say the shooting happened at a trailer park on the 1400 block of Fred McDonald Road east of Wrens.

Deputies charged 60-year-old Olegario Rodriguez with one count of murder, one count of aggravated assault and two counts of possessing a firearm during the commission of certain crimes. He is being held at the Jefferson County Jail without bond, according to Jefferson police department.

Diaz was transported to GRU by helicopter and is in stable condition, according to Jefferson police department.

Police say the shooting may have started after an argument that happened on July 14th between Diaz and Rodriguez's son at a soccer game.


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