A Henry County man wanted on an attempted murder charge after a domestic dispute Sunday in the Kentucky Lake area was arrested Monday.
Gary Dennis Odom Jr., 51, 705 Nelson School Road was wanted on multiple charges after a domestic assault that took place Sunday night at his home.
He was arrested on charges of attempted second-degree murder, domestic assault and manufacture of marijuana Monday at his home, according to information from the department.
According to the report by Sheriff’s Deputy Kyle Waldron, dispatchers received a 911 call from a woman saying that she was being assaulted by a man with a weapon.
After Waldron arrived, the woman ran from the home to his patrol car, saying the man, later identified as Odom, had a gun, and had gone behind the home. Waldron placed the woman in his car for safety, and a search began.
Lt. Scott Wyrick, who was called to the scene to take over the investigation, said shots were fired with a shotgun by Odom during the domestic dispute. The woman was not hit by the shots, according to information from the Sheriff’s Department.
“When officers responded, he had already fled the area,” Wyrick said. “We had tracking dogs out looking for him.”
Officers later found marijuana plants growing at the home.
Odom was scheduled to appear today in Henry County General Sessions Court. His bond was set at $100,000.
In other incidents:
• Mansfield-area resident reported the theft of more than $2,600 after a businessman botched the installation of a pool liner at his house before walking off the job.
According to the report taken Sunday by Sheriff’s Deputy William Whitaker, the resident of Highway 114 hired a Clarksville business to install the liner at his home.
The man installed about half the liner, “messing it up,” the victim said. The installer then left a note saying, “I’m leaving the rest for you,” and has not returned since. The incident took place on Friday, according to the report.
The victim paid the man about $2,500 for the liner, and $1,100 for the installation.
• aris firefighters contained a blaze that broke out at an unoccupied home at the corner of Madison and Virginia streets.
According to the report at the Paris Fire Department, the fire was reported at 12:35 a.m. Monday.
On arrival, fire crews found left and right front corner of the house ablaze, and began fighting the fire at the outside of the 30-foot by 30-foot home.
The fire was contained to the home’s living room before being extinguished. The report said the home was not routinely used. No occupant or owner was listed in the report.
The fire is believed to have been started in the home’s living room. The cause of the fire is unknown, and is currently under investigation.
Three fire trucks and six firefighters were on the scene for about an hour and a half.