A Rome man accused of murder, Idris Dsu Dennis Jr, 20, is now facing additional charges after investigators found marijuana hidden in his car.

Reports said that Investigators found marijuana in the door and numerous marijuana joints near the drive shat column.

He is now charged with possession of marijuana.

PREVIOUS December 10 2022

On Saturday December 10, 2022, the Rome Police Department arrested Idris Dsu Dennis Jr, 20 of Rome, and charged with the murder of another.

Preliminary information indicates on December 10, 2022, at approximately 08:26pm Rome Police were dispatched to shots fired call in the street near 3 Knollwood Drive. Upon arrival, officers discovered a black male laying in the street with a single gunshot (a .223 rifle) wound to the chest.

He was transported by EMS and upon arrival to the Atrium Health Floyd, he was pronounced deceased. Exact cause of death will be determined at the GBI Crime Lab with the pending autopsy.

Criminal Investigators arrived and collected crime scene evidence. At this time the reason for the altercation is not known as the investigation is still on going.

Dennis is charged with murder, aggravated assault and possession of a firearm in commission of a felony.