One-Year-Old Shoots Himself With Mother’s Gun
People have really got to start being more mindful of where they keep guns in the house when they have small children…
via News One
A 24-year-old mother (in Clarksville, Tenn.) is charged with aggravated child abuse after her 1-year-old child shot himself in the hand.
According to a news release from the Clarksville Police, the shooting happened around 3:15 p.m. on Sunday. The gun had been left on a coffee table. When the child was unattended, he grabbed it and accidentally shot himself.
The mother was booked into the Montgomery County Jail at 7:00 p.m and was released on $5,000 bond.
The child was being treated for a non-life-threatening injury.
Thankfully, this child was not fatally harmed.
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