Arrest Made After Memory Lane Death
On November 25th, Deputies responded to Memory Lane in Enoree in reference to a juvenile with a gunshot wound. Upon arrival, it was determined that an 18 year old at the residence negligently discharged a firearm one time, striking the 14 year old juvenile. The 14 year old did succumb to his injuries. 18 year old Gavin Ray Dutton of Woodruff was arrested and charged with Involuntary Manslaughter and Possession of a Stolen Weapon (Obliterated Serial Number). Additional charges are possible.
“This is a tragic and senseless incident. The Second Amendment and personal safety are guarded rights we hold highly. However, this is a reckless disregard for human life that has to be addressed.” -Sheriff Don Reynolds