published Monday, April 18th, 2011

LaFayette, Ga., man killed in accidental shooting

A 26-year-old LaFayette, Ga., man died this afternoon from a gunshot wound to the head that Walker County investigators are calling accidental.

The .22-caliber rifle that killed the man accidentally fired as he was removing it from the passenger compartment of a truck in Rock Spring, Ga., according to Sheriff Steve Wilson. The man and his brother were preparing to go fishing off Arnold Road when the gun fired. The man later died at Erlanger hospital.

The names of the man and his brother are being withheld pending notification of the family.

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laurendaffron said...

GREAT another jerk who only thinks about political views.... oh but no one cares that that was someones son, a brother, one child of triplets. You get on the news website just to use "stories" like this so that people can hear your lousy views. I bet that all you are is some fat old man who couldnt really cut it in the world of politics.. so do everyone a favor, when you read stuff like this and you feel like giving your opinion, DONT. What if his family got on hear and read what you said (hopefully they wont) and all you could comment on was how this was another story. Its not just another story you idiot, its someones life that unfortunatley ended. Well maybe next time you read something like this you will show emotion, which apparently you are incapible of. Way to be a donkey butt.

April 19, 2011 at 11:18 a.m.
SeaSmokie59er said...

Why did he need a gun to go fishing?

April 20, 2011 at 4:42 p.m.
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