DATELINE: NASHVILLE, Ga. – “GBI agents determined that the woman’s 13-year-old child was handling a hunting rifle when it discharged and struck her and the two-year-old,” the agency said Monday.
When deputies and EMS arrived, they found both the mother and child with gunshot wounds. The child was found deceased, according to the GBI.
The child’s mother was taken to Navicent Medical Center in Macon with serious injuries and is currently in stable condition.
There are no charges in the case, the GBI said.