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BPD working North St. shooting; victim identified as GSC student

Barnesville Police investigators are working a shooting incident that occurred Tuesday evening at 121 North St. in Barnesville that left one person dead. A GBI crime scene investigation unit arrived at the scene just before 9:30 p.m. BPD chief Chuck Keadle confirmed one person was dead at the mobile home. Witnesses reported three others were led away from the scene for questioning. Chief Keadle said persons of interest were being questioned. He did not identify the deceased person because family members had not yet been located. Tax records note the mobile home where the shooting occurred is owned by Linwood Vining of Culloden. UPDATE: On Wednesday morning, coroner Jim Smith identified the victim as 22-year-old Jessey Gadzeti, a Gordon State College student from Atlanta. Smith said four individuals were in the trailer when one pulled out a weapon. The gun went off and Gadzeti suffered a single gunshot wound to his forehead. More to follow…

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