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2 dead, 3 injured in northwest Georgia shootings

CARTERSVILLE, Ga. » Northwest Georgia authorities are investigating a violent rampage that left two people dead and three wounded.

They say a gunman shot multiple victims at one house, crashed a car into another house, shot the occupant, committed a carjacking, crashed the vehicle and shot himself in the head.

Bartow County Sheriff Clark Millsap says three people were shot at a house in Cartersville and one was pronounced dead on the scene. Millsap says the gunman fled and crashed a car into a house where he kicked in the door in and shot an occupant in the hand.

Millsap says the shooter then carjacked an elderly man and his grandson and crashed their vehicle into a truck. Millsap says the impact caused a fire and the gunman shot himself in the head.

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