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Guyton boy dies after being shot Thursday night

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According to the Effingham County Sheriff's Office, Landry Oliver, 9, of Guyton, was pronounced dead Friday afternoon after being shot with a .22 rifle at a home in the 1000 block of Zittrouer Road on Thursday night. 

At about 7 p.m. the Effingham County Sheriff's Office responded to the report of a child shot.

"A 9-year-old child was air lifted to Memorial Health University Medical Center with life-threatening injuries," said Sheriff's spokesman David Ehsanipoor in a statement. "This appears to be an isolated incident and there are no initial signs of foul play at this time."

The GBI will conduct an autopsy

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