Henry County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a shooting late Thursday afternoon in Bassett. At approximately 5:45 p.m. the Henry County 9-1-1 Communications Center received a call of a gunshot victim at 683 Murry Hill Lane. The dispatcher indicated the victim had been shot in the head. “There is an incident at Murry Hill resulting in a death. It is under investigation,” Henry County Sheriff Lane Perry said. No other information was made available.


Sheriff Lane Perry confirms preliminary autopsy results shows the death to be due to a self-inflicted gun shot.