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12-year-old killed by gun buried

COLQUITT, Ga. — A 12-year-old boy who was shot to death around midnight May 26 was buried Thursday, according to a Georgia Bureau of Investigation report.

Braden Dakota Phillips, a Miller County Middle School student, was visiting an 11-year-old friend’s home north on State Highway 91 near Colquitt when he suffered a shot from a .22-caliber rifle, GBI special agent in charge Steve Turner said. No charges have been filed as the case remains under investigation.