Appling County Sheriff Benny Deloach announced that on December 1, 2013 at 17:24 hours his 911 office received a call advising of a hunting accident and the person was unresponsive and not breathing.
Sheriff Deloach, his officers, and DNR Rangers responded to the scene off Holland Road Extension. Investigation revealed that Vince Lane Combee, age 16, was deceased due to a gunshot wound. The fatal shot was fired by Johnny Tyler Odom, age 17. At this time no charges have been filed. This incident is still under investigation.