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Rome Police looking for suspect who shot and killed elderly man during home invasion

Rome Police Department Detective Thacker, says Hugh Don Wyatt of Rome was shot once inside the residence during a home invasion at 1501 Maple Avenue at around 6P.M. Friday night. Wyatt then exited his home where he collapsed in the front yard, and died shortly after. Detective Thacker said police are currently searching for a younger black male with dreadlocks in connection with the shooting. At the time he was wearing a red and yellow jacket and was carrying some type of back pack. Anyone with information is asked to call police. We will have further information once it is released.