Police: 3-year-old Cartersville boy shoots self in hand

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Medics in Cartersville treated a 3-year-old boy for what they said is a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Police said the child was left alone in a car with four other kids and the loaded gun on Herring Street Sunday.

Medics rushed the 3-year-old to the hospital after officers said he shot himself in the hand.

His mother, identified by police as Vesherica Gainor, was later arrested on charges unrelated to the shooting.