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Accidental shooting victim's name is released

By Kimberly Page - bio | email

COOK COUNTY, GA (WALB) – We now know the name of the boy accidentally shot and killed by his older brother Wednesday.

Investigators say 13-year-old Thomas Venable and his 14-year-old brother got a loaded gun out of a safe at their house on Hemp Spring Circle in Cook County.

Thomas was shot in the face.

The surviving brother is charged with misdemeanor involuntary manslaughter.

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