THOMASVILLE, GA (WALB) - The mother of a Thomasville 12-year-old boy, that was shot by another family member in November, is now facing charges.
She is the mother of the 12-year-old but she also is the mother of the 15-year-old boy, charged with the shooting.
The shooting happened at 311 E. Monroe Street in Thomasville. That's where the family was living at the time.
According to investigators, Laquinta has 11 children.
The 12-year-old and other children have been removed from their mother's home, according to Capt. Maurice Holmes with the Thomasville Police Department.
The 12-year-old boy, who was shot in the head, was hospitalized at a Tallahassee hospital.
Investigators said he's lucky to be alive.
Investigators said that Laquinta has been arrested a few times.
Holmes said police receive complaints from neighbors at each place she lives.
Holmes said the teen's sentence includes convictions on other charges as well.
Laquinta, who is being held in the Thomas County Jail, made her first court appearance on Thursday at a bond hearing.