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Ohio Mother Arrested After Young Son Shoots His Sister

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A woman whose 8-year-old son shot his 4-year-old sister has been arrested.

The Ashland County Sheriff's Office has said the girl was shot multiple times Saturday afternoon at a home in Hayesville, about 15 miles east of Mansfield.

The girl was flown to a hospital in Cleveland, where she's listed in stable condition.

Both children have been placed in the custody of the county.

Authorities have not released any details about how the shooting occurred or who owned the gun.

The Ashland County Prosecutor's Office is expected to review the case.