The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has released the name of the child killed Sunday by an accidental gunshot wound.
Jaxon Kullen White, 3, of Jefferson, died Sunday night after suffering a gunshot wound.
Jefferson police responded after 2 p.m. Sunday to the 300 block of Fairfield Drive in Jefferson. Officers found the injured child outside of the home along with several adults attempting to help.
White “was believed to have shot himself with a gun at his residence,” according to a GBI report.
White was transported to Athens Regional Medical Center and later died.
The Jackson County Division of Family and Children Services, along with GBI, Jefferson Police and the Jackson County Coroner’s Office, are investigating the matter. The case will then be turned over to the district attorney’s office.
Funeral services for Jaxon are set for 2 p.m. Thursday at Evans Funeral Home in Jefferson.