MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee police say a 4-year-old boy accidentally shot himself with his mother’s gun over the weekend but is expected to live.
Authorities say the mother left the handgun in a place that was accessible to the child, and the boy got ahold of it Sunday afternoon. He was taken to a hospital with injuries not considered to be life-threatening.
The mother was arrested and the case turned over to the district attorney’s office for review.
The boy and mother weren’t immediately identified.
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