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Most Wanted: Henry Cortez Shepherd

The 20-year-old Cartersville man is wanted in connection with an alleged motel room assault that broke the victim's tooth.

adds a mugshot each week to its list of Bartow's Most Wanted, people who have been accused of crimes, not convicted. They are presumed innocent until the court system settles their cases.

Suspect: Henry Cortez Shepherd, 20

  • Description: African-American man; 6-feet-2-inches tall and 145 pounds; black hair and brown eyes; tattoo on right arm and possibly more tattoos.
  • Accusation: Shepherd is one of four men accused in an alleged May 31 assault at and the only of the foursome not yet arrested in connection with the case. The four allegedly assaulted a resident with a pistol in his motel room. Authorities say the firearm was a BB gun, but the victim was beaten with it and property in the room was damaged. The alleged victim suffered a broken tooth and other minor injuries.
  • Outstanding Charges: Aggravated assault and aggravated battery.
  • Last Known Address: 351 Oak Ridge Drive in Cartersville.

Anyone with information on Shepherd's whereabouts should call 911 and notify the dispatcher he is a wanted person.

BCSO's phone line for anonymous tips is 770-606-TIPS (8477) and now tipsters can report information via the department's Facebook page.

Bryan Perkins August 13, 2012 at 04:40 AM
He's innocent! This is complete bs, arresting innocent people over false accusation. They should arrest the man who told this lie and hold everybody if thats the case. And seeing as henry is innocent they should have been let him go. There's not even evidence and yall have a INNOCENT young black man looking guilty as a criminal which he is not.

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