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Mother shot in head by 4-year-old son dies

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)
Dorothy Reardean (Source: Facebook) Dorothy Reardean (Source: Facebook)
(Source: Coffee County Police Scanner Facebook) (Source: Coffee County Police Scanner Facebook)
COFFEE CO., GA (WALB) -

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation confirmed that a mother who was shot in the head by her 4-year-old child has died.

According to a report, 25-year-old Dorothy Reardean died just after 5 p.m. Monday.

Officials said the shooting happened around 5 p.m. Sunday.

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

They said that her 4-year-old son found a gun in the car, and thought it was a toy. That's when he picked it up and pulled the trigger.

Rearden was flown to a hospital where she was listed in critical condition until she died.

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