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Fla. Mom Arrested for Allowing Kids to Fire BBs at Homeless Man

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    Volusia County Sheriff's Office

    A DeLand woman is facing charges after police say she allowed her three sons to shoot BBs at a homeless man.

    Media outlets report 36-year-old Amina El-Zayat was arrested Sunday on aggravated battery, contributing to the delinquency of minors and child neglect charges.

    A DeLand police report says El-Zayat was driving when her children shot BBs from two airsoft rifles at the man who was picking through garbage at a gas station.

    The victim told police that the kids cursed him and fired, then later returned and did it again.

    Police found the airsoft riles and BB pellets in El-Zayat's vehicle.

    El-Zayat told police that she's been having trouble with transients rummaging through the trash at a nearby car wash her family owns.

    It's unclear if she has an attorney.