Mother facing charges after one child accidentally shoots another

Police: 6-year-old recovering from non life-threatening injuries.


LYNCHBURG, Va. – Lynchburg police say a mother is facing child neglect and access to firearm charges after one of her children accidentally shot another.

She has been identified as 29-year-old Megan Little.

According to officers, they responded to a report of a child shot Saturday around 2 p.m,in the 100 block of Watergate Drive.

There, they found a 6-year-old with a single gunshot wound.

After investigation, they say a 4-year-old in the house found a pistol and accidentally fired it, hitting the 6-year-old.

Police added that a man, Anthony May, was arrested for marijuana possession during this investigation.