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Teen dies when gun discharges in vehicle, 16-year-old charged

CONYERS, Ga. (AP) - A 17-year-old boy is dead after Rockdale
County authorities said he was shot by another teen who was
handling a pistol.

The shooting happened on Sunday near the Rockdale/DeKalb County
line.

The sheriff's office said five teens were riding in a vehicle on
Interstate 20 East when the weapon discharged and killed Terrence
"T.J." Dorsey of Covington.

After interviewing witnesses, investigators concluded that
Dorsey was accidentally shot by a 16-year-old male.

The boy was charged with involuntary manslaughter and was placed
in juvenile detention.


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