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Juvenile accidentally shoots man in Dekalb County

According to the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office, the man was shot in the head.

Posted: Dec 3, 2018 4:50 PM
Updated: Dec 4, 2018 12:26 PM

The DeKalb County Sherrif's Office said on Saturday, a juvenile accidentally shot 45-year-old George Allen Murphy in the head. The event happened on County Road 34 in the town of Crossville.

Investigators state the bullet hit Murphy while he was on the porch of his neighbor's house on Saturday. The gunshot came through the closed front door, from inside the house.

Investigators said the kid who fired the gun, lives at the house. Though this is believed to be an accident, officials are still investigating the incident.

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