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Mother, man charged after 2-year-old shoots 4-year-old in backseat of car in Va.

Destine Rochelle Beach, left, and Isaiah Marshall Davis, right, Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017 (Fauquier County Sheriff's Office) 

A 21-year-old mother and 26-year-old man have been charged Thursday after a 2-year-old boy accidentally shot a 4-year-old girl in the upper body in the backseat of a car while the children were left unattended on Sept. 8 in Fauquier County, Virginia.

Destine Rochelle Beach is charged with abuse and neglect of children and possession/transport of a firearm by a non-violent felon. Isaiah Marshall Davis is charged with one count of child abuse and neglect of children (a class four felony); two counts of abuse and neglect of children (a class six felony); reckless handling of a firearm, and allowing access to a firearm by children, according to the Fauquier County Sheriff's Office.

Davis is being held in the Northern Neck Regional Jail.

The Fauquier County Sheriff's Office said three children were left "unrestrained and unsupervised" by Beach and Davis when the boy got his hands on an unsecured gun in the car and accidentally shot the girl.

Investigators said the group was on their way to Colonial Beach from Winchester when they made a stop at a business in the 9700 block of James Madison Highway. The shooting happened in the parking lot, according to the sheriff's office.

The girl was seriously injured by the gunshot, but officials said Beach and Davis entered the car and "left the area without obtaining proper medical treatment."

None of the other children were hurt during the shooting.

Police later found Beach, Davis and the children in Westmoreland County later that evening, and authorities had the girl treated at a trauma center.

The little girl was released from the center, according to the Fauquier County Sheriff's Office.

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