An eight-year-old little boy died over the weekend after he was hit by a bullet in an accidental shooting, according to police.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported the child was hit in the head by a bullet after a handgun fired unexpectedly. The gun was dropped inside a home in Paulding County.
The boy’s mother, 45, was also shot in the leg and was taken to the hospital for surgery. Three other people in the home, one adult and two children, were not injured.
The shooting is still under investigation and no additional information has been released at this time.