From an article:
Fayette County Sheriff’s Office investigators made an arrest on Sept. 1 in connection with a 15-year-old girl from Fulton County being shot earlier that day inside a moving vehicle on Ga. Highway 138 in north Fayette County.
Sheriff’s spokesman Brent Rowan said investigators arrested a 16-year-old Fairburn girl on charges of reckless conduct and possession of a firearm by a person under the age 18.
Rowan said the case involved the 16-year-old female accidentally discharging a firearm inside a moving vehicle on Hwy. 138 where she was a passenger in a rear seat. When the firearm was accidentally discharged a 15-year-old juvenile front seat passenger was struck by the stray bullet, Rowan said.
Rowan said the 15-year-old was transported to Grady Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries at the time of the incident. The 16-year-old female is currently being held in a juvenile youth detention facility, Rowan added.Every gun in the hands of a child must first pass through the hands of an adult.