Macon teen dies after gunshot to head
by The Associated Press
October 14, 2013 12:00 AM | 654 views | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend | print
MACON — Authorities in middle Georgia say a 13-year-old boy who was shot on Friday has died in a local hospital.

Bibb County Coroner Leon Jones says 13-year-old Marquez Blount died Saturday night at the Medical Center of Central Georgia. Authorities say the boy suffered a gunshot wound to his head Friday night.

Investigators say a 16-year-old boy was handling the gun when it discharged. The older teen is charged with possession of a firearm by a minor and possession of a firearm with an altered serial number.

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