Incident

3-21-2016 Georgia Lithonia 1-0

Location

March 21, 2016

Knight's Inn
2859 Panola Road
Lithonia, Georgia
Geolocation: 33.7052, -84.1698

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Age: 2
  • Age Group: Child 0-11
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Wounded/Injured
  • Accidental Shooting
  • Accidental Shooting - Injury
  • Self-Inflicted (not suicide or suicide attempt - NO PERP)
  • Playing with gun
  • Child Involved Incident
  • Child picked up & fired gun
  • Child injured self

Notes

Child found mother's gun in her purse and shot self in stomach. Injuries critical. Mother has been arrested and charged with reckless conduct.

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: Unknown
  • Stolen: Unknown

District

Congressional District: 4
State Senate District: 10
State House District: 92