'Gun Sense' mom shot in back by four-year-old

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A Florida mother who runs a "gun sense" Facebook page is recovering after she was shot in the back by her four-year-old son while she was driving.

Police saw Jamie Gilt in distress in her pick-up truck on Tuesday afternoon in Putnam County.

The 31-year-old said she had been accidentally shot by her son, who was sitting in the back seat.

Deputies say a .45-calibre handgun was on the floor of the vehicle, which had been hauling a horse trailer.

The boy wasn't harmed and he was reunited with family members.

Police say the Department of Children and Families will investigate the incident.

Ms Gilt was taken to a Gainesville hospital in stable condition.

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