Rome police said that a man was shot and killed in an apartment complex on Tamassee Lane around 6:30 pm Wednesday.

Reports aid that when the first officer arrived he located two males on the trail between the apartments and Walmart. One of the suspects was on the ground, the other kneeling beside him with his hands up.

EMS then arrived and began to render help to the victim, identified as 25 year-old Martez Harris, who had suffered numerous gunshot wounds. He was transported to Floyd Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

Police took Harris boyfriend, Demonte Penn, 26, into custody.

Penn is charged with murder.