Avery Gaines 2,007 Copy URL Embed / Widget Suggested Hashtags Avery Gaines wiki Avery Gaines bio Avery Gaines net worth Avery Gaines age Avery Gaines married QR Code Avery Gaines Avery Gaines Gender Male Ethnicity White / Caucasian Nationality United States Died April 8, 2018  Cause Of Death Gunshot wound  Place of Death East Ridge, Tennessee  High School Ringgold High School (Class of 2014)  Avery Gaines was a resident of Hixson, Tennessee .  Personal Life & Education Gaines attended Ringgold High School graduating in the class of 2014.  Death On Sunday April 8, 2018, Gaines was shot and killed by his friend Casey James Lawhorn at Lawhorn's residence in East Ridge, Tennessee .  Lawhorn went on to give graphic details about their deaths in a public Facebook post, stating he shot Gaines as he lay sleeping on the floor. He said it appeared Gaines died instantly.  He then went into his mother's room and it took him multiple trips and at least four shots as his gun kept jamming. Both were shot in the head.