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GBI: 11-year-old hid while gunman shot 3 with shotgun in Franklin Co. home

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Shooting in Franklin County under investigation (May 14, 2018/FOX Carolina) Shooting in Franklin County under investigation (May 14, 2018/FOX Carolina)
Deputies block Roberts Lane in Carnesville (FOX Carolina/ May 14, 2018) Deputies block Roberts Lane in Carnesville (FOX Carolina/ May 14, 2018)
CARNESVILLE, GA (FOX Carolina) -

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is investigating a deadly officer-involved shooting in Franklin County, according to Nelly Miles, the Public Affairs Director for the agency.

Miles said the shooting occurred on Roberts Lane in Carnesville late Sunday night.

According to GBI, 54-year-old James Brian Kay shot three people inside the home with a shotgun. The victims suffered serious wounds, investigators said.

An 11-year-old was inside the house at the time but hid during the shooting and was uninjured.

When authorities arrived on scene, GBI said Kay came out of the home and fired his shotgun in the direction of a marked patrol car. He was struck with at least one round fired by a Franklin County deputy and pronounced dead at the scene.

An autopsy for Kay will be conducted at the Georgia Bureau of Investigation's crime lab in Decatur.

Results of the GBI investigation will be turned over to the District Attorney for review.

According to WGCL, the shooting was the 14th officer-involved shooting in Georgia in the past 15 days and the third from over the weekend.

In Clayton County, GBI officials said an off-duty police officer fatally shot a man who had been firing shots toward another person near a restaurant on Sunday. Sandy Springs police officers also shot and wounded a 22-year-old man after he rammed two police vehicles Friday night.

MORE - One dead, 3 others shot after 14th officer-involved shooting in 15 days in GA

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