In Georgia, a mom has been charged with cruelty to youngsters after her 4-year-old daughter discovered a loaded gun within the backseat of a car and shot and killed herself Sunday night, police mentioned.
Police responding to a name of an individual shot on I-85 in metro Atlanta discovered 4-year-old Kendal Lewis deceased within the backseat, apparently from a gun shot, based on a launch from DeKalb County Police Division.
The kid’s mom, Kaelin Lewis, was driving when her daughter discovered a firearm within the backseat and discharged it, taking pictures herself, police mentioned.
Kaelin was arrested and faces a cost of cruelty to youngsters within the second diploma, based on police.
CNN has not been in a position to decide if Lewis has an legal professional.
She is at the moment within the custody of the DeKalb County jail, based on jail logs.
Within the second incident, a 9-year-old boy fatally shot a 15-year-old woman in Maryland Saturday whereas he was taking part in with a gun and it by chance went off, based on Baltimore police.
The gun belongs to a relative of the boy who works as an armed safety guard, police mentioned.
As a result of state legislation, the boy can’t be charged with a criminal offense, police mentioned, and the investigation is ongoing.