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12-year old from Calhoun dies in accidental shooting in Rome

June 1, 2021–11:14 a.m.


A 12-year old from Calhoun died over the weekend following what appears to be an accidental shooting in Rome.

The incident occurred Sunday at a residence on Rosemont Drive.

According to Floyd County Coroner Gene Proctor, the boy sustained a single gunshot wound to the chest and was pronounced dead Sunday at 6:02 p.m. in the emergency room at Floyd Medical Center.

The incident remains under investigation, but once again, it appears to be a tragic accident.