The Lynchburg Police Department responded to the 100 block of Watergate Drive after reports of a child being shot were called in.
After arriving on scene, they found a six year old child with a single gunshot wound. The child has been hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries.
Megan Dawn Little, 29, the mother of the children, has been charged with felony child neglect and allowing access to a firearm by children.
Police add that a man, Anthony May, was arrested for marijuana possession.
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