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Sheriff’s Office Files Charges in Accidental Shooting of Two-Year-Old

Sheriff’s Office Files Charges in Accidental Shooting of Two-Year-Old

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SOPHIA N.C. - Today, the Randolph County Sheriff's Office announced they have filed charges against the father of a two-year-old who suffered an accidental gunshot wound to the leg after getting ahold of a firearm earlier this month. On October 13th 2023, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office responded to an accidental shooting on Beckerdite Rd. in Sophia. The victim, a two-year-old, had suffered a gunshot wound to the leg and was being treated by Guil-Rand Fire when the deputies arrived. An investigation into the incident found that four individuals, two adults and two children, had driven a pickup truck out onto a recently purchased property and walked around before returning to the truck. "After driving an estimated 10 yards, they heard a loud bang after the two-year-old accidenta...