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Sunday night shooting accidental, involved mother and child


Officers from the sheriff's office investigate Sunday night's shooting on Cutter Road. Robert Preston, Jr./DouglasNow.com Officers from the sheriff's office investigate Sunday night's shooting on Cutter Road.

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has released more information regarding last night’s shooting on Cutter Road in Douglas. According to the GBI, the Coffee County Sheriff’s Office requested assistance from the GBI in connection with the shooting. GBI agents responded to the sheriff’s office’s request just before 8 p.m. on Sunday night.

Monday afternoon, the GBI released a verbal statement saying that the agency believes that the shooting involved a child and the child’s mother. The mother is the victim of the shooting. She is hospitalized in critical condition. At the moment, the GBI believes that the shooting was accidental. The name of the victim has not been released.

The GBI is still actively investigating the incident.

Last modified onMonday, 17 August 2015 14:19
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