20-year-old Cody Throneberry of a 1240 Bell’s Ferry Road address in Floyd County has been charged with felony involuntary manslaughter in the accidental shooting death of his friend Owen Hicks back on June 2.

The incident involving a 9mm handgun occured at Throneberry’s home, and Hicks eventually died from his injuries on June 5 (Read the original reports HERE, and HERE)

After an investigation by the Floyd County Police Department, it was concluded that the incident was accidental, but unlawful, resulting in the manslaughter charges.  Additionally, Throneberry has been charged with pointing a pistol at another, and reckless conduct, both misdemeanors.

As of Wednesday bond had yet to be set for Throneberry.

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