The man accused of shooting two gas station attendants, killing one, is yet again facing another charge.  Lamar Rashad Nicholson, 28 of Rome, was charged this week with theft by receiving stolen property (gun) for  his actions earlier this month.

Reports said that Nicholson’s Taurus 9mm handgun, which was used in the shootings, was discovered to have been stolen..

Previous 2/13/18

Lamar Rashad Nicholson, 28 of Rome, who was arrested last week after shooting two service station clerks, is now facing charges in an additional shooting  that occurred just days prior.


The latest reports said that  Nicholson shot a 50-year old man in the leg at a location on Wilma Drive on February 4.

Nicholson was charged Monday with aggravated assault, aggravated battery and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime in connection with that shooting.


Previous: February 9 2018

A Rome man arrested for the double shooting and murder of a service station clerk is now facing additional charges. Lamar Rashad Nicholson, 28, is now accused of attempting to start a riot in the Floyd County Jail.

Reports said that Nicholson intentionally damaged the sprinkler head in his cell causing a massive flood.

Previous: February 6 2018

On February 6th 2018 at approximately 8:50pm, Emergency units responded to the Hi-Tech Fuel, located at 500 Burnett Ferry Rd. in response to a shooting. The Clerk of Hi-Tech Fuel was shot several times and died as a result of his injuries at the scene.

Witnesses observed a black male fleeing from the scene, driving a Silver Jeep Liberty.

Minutes later, Nicholson entered Elm Street Food and Beverage at 204 North Elm Street, took money, and then shot the clerk, who was transported to Floyd Medical Center for treatment.

The clerk is listed in critical condition.

A short time later Floyd County Sheriff Deputies spotted the look-out vehicle and initiated a felony vehicle stop on Redmond Road. It was discovered that the Driver of the vehicle was 28-year-old Lamar Rashad Nicholson, who matched the description of the black male fleeing the scene on Burnett Ferry Rd. During the traffic stop, deputies observed a handgun and large amount of cash in the vehicle.


After the Floyd County Police Investigation Division initiated an investigation, Nicholson was later charged with Felony Murder, Aggravated Assault with intent to murder, Possession of a Firearm during the Commission of a Crime, and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon.