Babysitter Shoots 9-year-old

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NEAR ATLANTA, Ga. — A 19-year-old woman is behind bars after allegedly shooting a girl she was babysitting. The shooting happened near Atlanta.

Police say the teen had a gun in her hand and it went off. A nine-year-old who was under the woman’s care was shot in the abdomen and the bullet exited her back.

The teen now faces charges of aggravated assault, reckless conduct, cruelty to children and possession of marijuana.

The girl is expected to survive.

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