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Mother charged with child neglect after being shot by son

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LENOIR CITY, TN (News Sentinel) --  Child neglect charges have been filed against a Loudon County mother who was accidentally shot in the head by her 11-year-old son after her found a pistol hidden in his bedroom.

Stacy Duggan, 36, was booked into the Loudon County jail today on one count of child neglect and for violation of probation, according to a jailer.

No bond has been set for Duggan, who is scheduled for a court arraignment Tuesday morning.

The boy's father, Daniel Duggan, 37, was charged last week with child abuse — neglect in the storage of a firearm.

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