Incident

12-04-2015 Georgia 1-1

Location

December 04, 2015

Cohutta Wilderness

Fannin (county), Georgia
Geolocation: 34.8651, -84.3398

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: David Vinson Foster
  • Age: 65
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: Mitchell Burchett
  • Age: 52
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Arrested

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Wounded/Injured
  • Accidental Shooting
  • Accidental Shooting - Injury
  • Hunting accident
  • Under the influence of alcohol or drugs (only applies to the subject/suspect/perpetrator )
  • Possession of gun by felon or prohibited person

Notes

Burchett may have been in possession of a firearm illegally He was charged with marijuana possession after officers found him smoking upon returning to scene.

District

Congressional District: 9
State Senate District: 51
State House District: 7