Oconee County authorities are investigating a suicide that occurred shortly before 2 p.m. on Old Bishop Road, according to Sheriff Scott Berry.
The male victim died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound administered on the road, the sheriff said.
A section of Old Bishop Road between Hardigree Bell Road and the
Watkinsville city limits has been closed as an investigation continues.
Old Bishop Road runs between the Oconee County towns of Watkinsville and
Without discussing details, Berry said there is “no doubt” the fatal gunshot was self-inflicted.