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Mother Charged After Toddler Shoots Self In Hand

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File photo of a person holding a handgun. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)

File photo of a person holding a handgun. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A 24-year-old mother is charged with aggravated child abuse after her 1-year-old child shot himself in the hand.

According to a news release from the Clarksville Police, the shooting happened around 3:15 p.m. on Sunday. The gun had been left on a coffee table. When the child was unattended, he grabbed it and accidentally shot himself.

Deshana Lisenby was booked into the Montgomery County Jail at 7:00 p.m. She was released on $5,000 bond.

The child was being treated for a non-life-threatening injury.

No phone number for Lisenby was listed in the phone directory.

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