Thomson 13-year-old dies days after being shot in head, GBI says

Published: Nov. 18, 2023 at 5:07 PM EST
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THOMSON, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - A 13-year-old has died after being shot in the head in Thomson.

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation confirms the teenager died on Saturday.

The GBI says at around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, the Thomson Police Department responded to a call of gunfire in the 500 block of Anderson Avenue.

When officers arrived, they found a 13-year-old boy from Thomson unresponsive with a gunshot wound.

Preliminary information indicates the victim and other minors were in the area when several unidentified men approached and shot at the home multiple times.

The victim was taken to a local hospital.