His sister was shot in the head. She was taken to a Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta location with serious injuries.
After speaking with the children’s mother, detectives believe the handgun was retrieved from the center console, and the 4-year-old accidentally discharged it.
“Our hearts break for this family and we hope God puts his healing hands around them during this difficult time,” Sheriff Gary Gulledge said in a statement Thursday morning.
No charges will be filed in the case, Henson said.
In other news:
A call about a possible dog-fighting ring led authorities to make the discovery.