Shooting at range appears to be self-inflicted

Detectives with Newnan Police Department were in the process of investigating a shooting which occurred at the Atlanta Range & Ordinance on Millard Farmer Industrial Boulevard Friday afternoon.

Few details have been released from authorities. Employees closed the range for the remainder of the day as the investigation continued.

According to police radio traffic, a woman at the range died as a result of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

In a brief statement issued just before 4 p.m. Friday, Newnan Police Deputy Chief Rodney Riggs said, “NPD detectives are investigating a shooting at Atlanta Range & Ordinance. It appears to be a self-inflicted wound. These are the only details available at this time.”



More Local

Emergency departments holding gas line rupture drill Tuesday

Starting at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Coweta County and Newnan emergency departments will be holding a drill to practice responding to a gas line rupt ... Read More


CSX rail maintenance closes Senoia street

CSX Railroad has reported to Coweta County officials that Seavy Street in Senoia is closed at the crossing for maintenance. The closure is e ... Read More


10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. SOME 130,000 SYRIANS REACH TURKEY ... Read More


Hopeful journey to Colorado

Seizure patient seeking medical marijuana option

In early March, the Georgia medical marijuana bill was gaining steam and giving local families hope for prescriptive treatments for seizures ... Read More


Last chance to see two performers

The Coweta County Fair continues through Saturday, but Monday is the last chance to see two of the featured midway performers. Comedy hypnot ... Read More

Industrial Park expanding along I-85

Motorists on Interstate 85 southbound between Ga. Hwy. 154 and Bullsboro Drive have likely noticed the clearing alongside the interstate, ju ... Read More