Will Henry Ford Sr, 74 of Rome, was arrested this week after reports said he shot a 60 year-old woman in the torso with a 12-gauge shotgun.

The incident occurred at a home on Springdale Drive.

The victim has been identified as Harriet Ann Turner of Lindale.

Ford is charged with murder, aggravated assault, aggravated battery and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.