21-Year-Old Brianna Long Killed by stray bullet at Georgia bar

On the night in question, there was a shooting outside the bar around 2:30 a.m. following what authorities described as an "altercation."

Brianna Long was struck by a bullet during the shooting. She was rushed to South Georgia Medical Center but tragically succumbed to her injuries.

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) will conduct an autopsy.

The GBI did not specify if there were other injuries among the "many" patrons who were outside the bar during the incident. Several vehicles in the vicinity were also damaged by gunfire.

As of the latest report, no arrests have been made, and the investigation into the shooting is ongoing.

Brianna Long was described as a bright and compassionate individual by her family.

She graduated from Paulding County High School in 2020 and was pursuing a degree in dental hygiene at Valdosta State University.

Long's obituary highlights her determination to positively impact the lives of those around her, with her infectious laughter and genuine personality.