Jamie Gilt, a 31-year-old Jacksonville, Florida woman, was shot with a legally-purchased gun by her four-year-old son on Tuesday. Authorities found her in the driver’s seat of a truck by the side of a road; her son was sitting in the back seat.
Gilt operates a Facebook page called “Jamie Gilt for Gun Sense” on which she posts spammy liberal-baiting memes, including:
Authorities have not yet figured out how the boy got ahold of the weapon, or how the weapon was stored in the vehicle.
The Florida Department of Children and Family Services is investigating how Gilt’s son got his hands on her pistol.
“The firearm was legally owned by the victim and the child came to possess the firearm without the victim’s knowledge,” the news release stated.
But under Florida law, “it [is] a misdemeanor for a person to store or leave, on a premise under his or her control, a loaded firearm in such a manner that it is likely a child can gain access to the firearm.”
Gilt is reportedly in stable condition. “Due to her medical condition, Detectives have not been able to interview the victim and any decision on the filing of criminal charges will not come until after we speak with the victim,” the Sheriff’s office wrote.
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