Boy finds gun at Atlanta mall; mom pulls trigger

ATLANTA (AP) – A gun was accidentally fired after being found in a dressing room at an Atlanta shopping mall.

Media outlets report a mother and son were inside a dressing room at the Adidas store in Lenox Square on Wednesday when the 10-year-old boy found what he thought was a toy gun under a bench. Atlanta police spokeswoman Stephanie Brown says the mother took the gun from the boy and pulled the trigger “to see if it was real.” A single shot was fired.

Brown says there were no injuries. There was minimal damage to the wall.

No charges have been filed and the case remains under investigation.

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