Fort Payne man arrested for Attempted Murder, Aggravated Assault


FORT PAYNE, Ga. (WDEF) – Fort Payne Police arrested a man Monday afternoon on two Grand Jury indictments for Attempted Murder and Aggravated Assault.

43-year-old Roy Alonzo Allen has been taken into custody by members of the Fort Payne Police Department and Dekalb County Drug Task Force.

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Chief Randy Bynum says the charges stem from an incident that happened August 15, involving a piece of wood and a gun.

He states that Mr. Allen injured family member Don Juan Odom of Fort Payne during the incident.

Currently, Allen is being held in the Dekalb County Jail waiting bond.