Morris King JR, 55 of Rome, was arrested this week after police said he hit a 52 year-old woman in the face before firing a gun at her.

Reports stated that the victim suffered an injury above her eye, which required her to get stitches.

The bullet that King discharged allegedly left a hole in the ceiling of the home.

While taking King into custody he was found to be heavily intoxicated.

King is charged with aggravated assault, ,aggravated battery, discharging a firearm under the influence of drugs or alcohol, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of a weapon during the commission of a crime, reckless conduct and interference with government property.