• Teen accidentally shoots mother with gun

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    SOUTH FULTON COUNTY, Ga. - Officers were called to the Amhurst subdivision in South Fulton County at 8 p.m. Saturday on reports of a shooting.

     At this point, police believe it was an accident.

    An older brother tells Channel 2's Steve Gehlbach the 13-year-old brought the pistol home after finding it in the neighborhood somewhere.

    He showed it to him, and neither thought the gun was real.

    According to the brother, there was no magazine in it, but the teen was playing with it and accidentally fired one shot, hitting his mother in the neck.

    The older brother says she’s now stable after having surgery.

    Fulton County police are still investigating.
     
    No charges have been filed.

    The home is the same one where a local store owner and uncle was killed a little more then a year ago.    

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