Uncle charged after 5-year-old shoots toddler within the head

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GRAY, Ga. — Authorities say a 5-year-old shot a 2-year-old sibling at a Georgia dwelling whereas taking part in with a gun and now the kids’s uncle has been charged.

Information shops report the kids discovered the gun within the dwelling Wednesday and have been taking part in with it when it discharged. The Jones County Sheriff’s Workplace says the 2-year-old was shot within the head and is in crucial situation.

Authorities charged 18-year-old Darius Johnson with reckless conduct and theft.

Jones County Sheriff’s Captain Jimmy Black says the gun was stolen throughout a housebreaking about two weeks in the past.

Johnson lived on the similar dwelling as the kids when the capturing occurred. Sheriff Butch Reece says the gun was left the place the kids may get it.

It wasn’t instantly identified if Johnson has a lawyer who may remark.