Boys with shotgun ends in tragedy

SMITHVILLE, Ga. — A 10-year-old Smithville boy died from a .410 shotgun wound to the leg after he was taken to Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital, according to a Georgia Bureau of Investigation report.

Rickie Jenkins was shot by a 7-year-old neighbor boy while the two played with a loaded shotgun they found in a 141 Railroad Street residence, GBI special agent-in-charge Danny Jackson said.

“There are no charges at this time,” Jackson said, “but there very well may be.


Outtahere 2 years, 2 months ago

10 years old is just too young to die!


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