1 Killed, 1 Injured In Shooting At Las Delicias Bar In Dalton; Police Looking For Orlando Ramirez

Sunday, March 23, 2014

One person was killed and another injured in a shooting at the Las Delicias Bar in Dalton.

The Dalton Police Department has obtained arrest warrants for 20-year-old Orlando Ramirez in connection with the homicide.

Ramirez is wanted on a warrant for one count of homicide and two counts of aggravated assault.  His last known address was 209 Beulah Dr. in Dalton.  Ramirez stands 5’-7” tall and weighs approximately 160 pounds.  He has brown eyes. 

Anyone with information about Ramirez’s whereabouts is asked to contact Detective Chris Tucker at 706-278-9085, extension 165 or call 911.

The call was dispatched at 12:46 a.m.on Sunday.

Upon arrival, officers found two people with gunshot wounds. One victim was dead and the other was transported to Hamilton Medical Center.  His condition is not known, but he was alive and was in what investigators termed stable condition at the scene.

The shooter left in a burgundy or dark red two-door 1995-1997 Honda Accord with black wheels. It was last seen traveling westbound on Morris Street. He was described as a short Hispanic male wearing a black and white-checkered hooded sweatshirt.

Investigators were interviewing witnesses at the club.



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