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Woman Accused Of Letting Kids Shoot Homeless With BBs

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MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) - A woman in northern Florida is in trouble after she reportedly allowed her kids to shoot homeless men with BB guns.

Amina El-Zayat, 36, has been charged with aggravated battery, contributing to the delinquency of minors and child neglect.

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 the children cursed him and fired, then later returned and did it again.

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

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

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