Deputies confirm Bartley Road shooting was accidental

Published 11:28 am Friday, June 7, 2024

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TCSO says the Bartley Road juvenile shooting was accidental.

Investigators with the Troup County Sheriff’s Office were able to speak with the female victim in the tragic shooting on June 4 that left a 10-year-old girl and 15-year-old boy shot.

As a result of the interview investigators confirmed that the shooting was a tragic accident and there appears to be no criminal intent.

Investigators also determined that after accidentally shooting his younger sister, the 15-year-old shot himself.

Deputies say that at this point the case is considered closed and no further updates are available at this time.