Worth Co. Schools investigating bullying case

SYLVESTER, GA (WALB) - The Worth County School System is launching an investigation into whether bullying led to a 14 year old boy shooting himself.

The 8th grader shot himself Tuesday night and is now on life support in Atlanta.

The school system issued a news release late this afternoon saying they are aware of the bullying accusations and will investigate.

They are asking for help from the Sylvester police department.

A candlelight vigil will be held next week in support of the student who shot himself.

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