By Tamas Mondovics

Johnson County, investigators, the JC Sheriff’s Office and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation concluded its investigation of the recent shooting incident in Johnson County, Tennessee involving 2-year-old Ariel Salaices, of Laurel Bloomery.

In  a press release this morning, Johnson County Sheriff, Eddie Tester stated, “As a result of an investigation into a shooting incident in Johnson County Tennessee on March 15, 2019, investigators have resolved the case.

During the course of the investigation, investigators determined that 2 year old Ariel Salaices was shot by another child who was playing with a pellet rifle. At the recommendation of the District Attorney General and due to the fact that the incident occurred as a result of a tragic accident, no charges will be placed.

This incident was investigated by the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office and assisted by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.”

According to a Facebook post this morning, “Ariel is STILL breathing on her own!! She had a restless night, but she is doing better with the adjustments they made for her breathing . She is resting but still very agitated. Going to replace her feeding tube today. Ariel is doing well and progressing. Keep praying!