Charge Brought up in Danville Toddler Shooting Case

Danville, VA- Danville Police say a charge has been brought up in the accidental shooting that sent a 22-month-old girl to the hospital earlier this month.

Officers say the father of the victim, 27-year-old Quinton Carter of Danville was charged with allowing access to a firearm by a minor.

Police say on August 4th, a six-year-old relative of the toddler got hold of a handgun and accidentally shot it off.

The bullet went through a wall hit the 22 month girl in the back in another room. The victim continues to recover in a rehab facility in Norfolk.

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