Macon County Chronicle

Tragic Ending on Galen Road - Accidental Shooting Claims Life of RBS Teen

Red Boiling Springs High School student and football player Brandon Tidwell lost his life on Monday, June 7th, due to tragic circumstances involving an accidental shooting, according to family members.

Tidwell, who was 15-years-old at the time of his death, would have been a sophomore next year.

The incident occurred at his residence on Galen Road. Responding to the scene were the Macon County Sheriffs Department, Macon County EMS and AirEvac.

Macon County Sheriff Mark Gammons released this statement today regarding the incident: “Mid-morning today (Monday, June 7th) we responded to a call at 1004 Galen Rd. reporting that a juvenile has been shot. At this time, the Macon County Sheriffs Department is still investigating this shooting.”