12-year-old Jade "Bubba" Jones is fatally shot at his friend's Geneva County home.

By  | 

GENEVA Co. (WTVY) In a morning news conference, Geneva County Sheriff Tony Helms said the un-named 14-year-old's reckless behavior with a shotgun in his foster family's house led to the felony charge.

Just after 6:30 last night, sheriff helms says 12-year-old Jade Jones, known to family and friends as Bubba, died instantly after being shot in the side of his body with a shotgun. The victim is from the Florala area. His 14-year-old friend who had been living in the home is charged with manslaughter. They were home alone when one of the children apparently found the weapon in a closet. We spoke with several neighbors who wished not to appear on camera, but say the 14-year-old suspect is friendly and attends public school in Hartford.

Authorities have not released the results of the autopsy.



 
Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station. powered by Disqus