Man Charged With Murder


A 24 year old man is shot in Wolfe County in front of two children and his girlfriend.

Rocky Adkins is charged with murder after witnesses say he came to Larry Barker's home at 1:30 Tuesday morning. Two children, aged 17 and 14, were also home at the time and witnessed the shooting. The 17 year old boy called police shortly after the incident, but the single shot to the abdomen killed Barker. Four hours later police captured Adkins, but it's a memory family say will always stay with them.

The two children and girl who lived with victim are staying with family and planning the funeral for Barker. Adkins' is set to be arraigned Wednesday morning.


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