UPDATE: The Georgia Bureau of Investigation and Walker County Sheriff's Office have determined that the death investigation in Chickamauga was the result of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. 

The victim was identified as a 72-year old man. The victim did live at the residence. 

PREVIOUS STORY: A death investigation is underway by the Walker County Sheriff's Office and the Fire Marshal at a Chickamauga home Monday night.

Authorities were called to the home at 228 Circle T Farm Road shortly before 6:00 p.m.

Sheriff Steve Wilson confirms a death investigation is underway.

GBI spokeswoman Nelly Miles tells Channel 3, the agency has been called in to assist with the investigation.

The cause of death is unknown.

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