Marion County Jail employee arrested for neglect after child shoots himself with her gun

Marion County Jail employee arrested for neglect after child shoots himself with her gun
Marion County Jail employee arrested for neglect after child shoots himself with her gun
Published: Jan. 19, 2022 at 12:39 PM EST
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MARION COUNTY, Fla. (WCJB) - A Marion County Jail employee is behind bars after a child shot himself with her gun.

Ocala police say detention assistant Carlene Jarrett was visiting a friend when she left a loaded handgun on the couch.

A four-year-old got a hold of the gun and shot himself in the hand. He was taken to the hospital for surgery.

Jarrett is facing a culpable negligence charge.

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