BREAKING NEWS – Shooting in Hartwell

Hartwell Police and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation are investigating a shooting at the Hartwell Housing Authority apartments next to the Hartwell Dairy Queen.  According to Hartwell Police Chief Cecil Reno, one person is dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.  Hart County High School and Middle School is nearby.  Students were put on lockdown for a brief period of time.  The lockdown has been lifted, and classes have resumed.