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Coffee Co. teen died of gunshot

COFFEE CO., GA (WALB) -

Coffee County detectives are investigating the death of a teenager who died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Deputies say 17-year-old Thomas Walden was found on the doorstep behind his home on Ford Lane in Nicholls around 5:45PM Tuesday.

Authorities have not determined whether he committed suicide or if the gun accidentally discharged.

Walden suffered a gunshot would to the upper torso and was pronounced dead at the scene.

An autopsy is scheduled Thursday.

 

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