Laron Hayes, Jr.

Laron Hayes, Jr.

A Bradley County man is being held on a $1 million bond in connection with the December 26 fatal shooting of an El Dorado man.

Laron Hayes, Jr., 36, likely will be charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of Colby Allen Rice, 31, of El Dorado.

Around 2:45 p.m. on December 26, the Bradley County sheriff’s office responded to an address on Bradley Road 955 in Hermitage. Rice died after he was shot at the residence.

State Police are assisting in the investigation.