Two-year-old shot inside home in Tift County

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Source: GBI Facebook page

TIFTON, Ga. – On Thursday, September 3, 2020, the Tift County Sheriff’s Office requested the GBI to assist in a death investigation.

The Tift County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a child not breathing.  Upon arrival at 1706 Mosley Avenue in Tifton, deputies discovered two-year-old Mirakle Brown who was unresponsive and later pronounced deceased at the scene.  Preliminary information indicates that Mirakle and a six-year-old child were in a bedroom alone when a firearm was discharged, striking Mirakle in the head.  The investigation remains active and ongoing.

Brown was transported to the GBI Crime Lab and autopsy results are pending.

Anyone with information related to this investigation is encouraged to call the Tift County Sheriff’s Office at 229-388-6020 or the GBI’s Regional Office in Sylvester at 229-777-2080.