TROUP COUNTY, Ga. - A 15-year-old male appears to have been accidentally shot in the face in Troup County on Friday.
The Troup County Sheriff's Office says they were dispatched to a home on Cameron Mill Road in LaGrange shortly before 6 p.m. May 26 for a person shot call.
Upon arrival, they found the teenager who had been shot. The teen was airlifted to a hospital in the Atlanta hospital in serious condition.
The results of the preliminary investigation indicate that the injured teen and other teenagers were "carelessly" handling a handgun when the teen was injured. The sheriff's office is describing the incident as a "tragic accident."
No other information is being released at this time.
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