A woman and her live-in boyfriend were arrested Sunday after her 4-year-old son suffered a gunshot wound through the hand according to police.
Fredericksburg Police began an investigation after getting a call from Mary Washington Hospital about 2:20 p.m. The mother had gotten a neighbor to take her and her children to the hospital after the incident.
29-year-old Melissa Pendleton and 31-year-old Jemmell Conway, were both charged with felony child neglect and a misdemeanor charge of allowing a child to have access to a firearm.
Conway was also charged with possessing a firearm as a felon.