Two 15-year-olds charged in Morganton shooting

Blake Dickey a/k/a Blake Dye, 15, and Hunter Hill, 15, both of Blairsville have each been charged with one count of murder in connection with the death of Justin McKinney, 33, of Morganton, according to a press release from Georgia Bureau of Investigation Director Vernon Keenan.

The two were arrested by the GBI and Fannin County Sheriff’s Office Tuesday, December 4, the same day McKinney was found dead at a residence in the area of Elrod Lane in Morganton. A second victim, Anna Franklin, 35, of Morganton, was taken to a hospital for treatment.

More charges are pending.

Read the December 12 issue of The News Observer for more details.

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