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Mother critical after shot in the head by child

According to a report, the child found the gun in the car and thought it was a toy. (Source: Coffee County Police Scanner Facebook) According to a report, the child found the gun in the car and thought it was a toy. (Source: Coffee County Police Scanner Facebook)
(Source: Coffee County Police Scanner Facebook) (Source: Coffee County Police Scanner Facebook)
COFFEE CO., GA (WALB) -

A mother is in critical condition after she was accidentally shot in the head by her four-year-old son.

It happened around 7:30 p.m. Sunday.

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation did not release the name of the woman, who was flown to a hospital.

The GBI said the mother and son were in the car parked in front of their home on Cutter Road near Douglas.

According to a report, the child found the gun in the car and thought it was a toy.

That's when he picked it up and pulled the trigger.

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