Shooting Death of Local 11 Year Old Girl Under Investigation

Authorities are investigating the weekend shooting death of a Franklin County Middle School Student. Police say Sienna Owens, age 11, died Friday night at an Estill Springs home from a gunshot wound to her upper back. Police were called to the Holley Lane home around 6:30 Friday Night. They found the victim in a detached garage behind the brick home. Franklin County Sheriffs Department Sargent Chris Guess says Owens was in the garage as a guest with several friends at the time of the shooting. CPR was administrated at the scene and the girl was take to Southern Middle Tennessee Medical Center where she died. Guess says it’s unclear if the shooting death was accidental, intentional or the result of recklessness. An autopsy has been ordered. Grief counselors will be on hand at the victims Middle school today.

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