Arrest made in Fayetteville residential shootings



         Jamar L. Odom. Photo/Fayette County Jail.

A Riverdale man has been arrested in connection with shots fired into two homes on Jeff Davis Place in Fayetteville on Feb. 2. There were no injuries in the incidents.

Fayetteville Police Department spokesperson Ann Marie Burdett said the U.S. Marshal’s Office on Feb. 25 arrested suspect Jamar Ladann Odom ,25, on the charge of aggravated assault with a gun in connection with the Feb. 2 residential shooting of two homes on Jeff Davis Place in Fayetteville, Georgia.

Burdett said Odom is being held in the Fayette County Jail.

Pertaining to the Feb. 2 incidents, Burdett previously said one of them was reported on the 200-block of Jeff Davis Place off North Jeff Davis Drive at approximately 1:30 a.m.

The resident told officers what was thought to be gunshots were heard, and finding what looked like small bullet holes through a window and in a wall.

Officers found one bullet hole in a window and one in an adjacent wall, Burdett said.

Burdett said a second call to police came at approximately 5 a.m. from a resident on the 300-block of Jeff Davis Place, with the resident reporting having heard two “pops,” Burdett said.

Burdett said a bullet traveled through a wall and a closet and was found on a bed.