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Man scheduled to appear in court after throwing firecracker into crowd

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Michael McCarty (Source: Chatham county Sheriff's Office) Michael McCarty (Source: Chatham county Sheriff's Office)
SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -

Michael McCarty is expected in court on Wednesday on charges of reckless conduct and cruelty to children. He is accused of throwing a firecracker into a crowd on River Street on the Fourth of July.

The firecracker landed in a baby's car seat. The baby's mother said she picked the baby up before the firecracker exploded.

The baby wasn't injured.

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