A Seattle four-year-old boy accidentally shot his pregnant mother in the face after he found a gun inside his parent’s bedroom on Saturday.
According to the King County Sheriff’s report, the four-year-old boy was inside of his parent’s bedroom when he found the loaded gun in their bed. The safety was also off when the boy found the weapon in between the mattress. and box spring.
Sgt. Ryan Abbott said during a statement that the boy shot his mother in the face moments after he found the firearm. The woman is reportedly eight months pregnant and was rushed to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.
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Abbott claimed that he was unsure if the boy’s father would be facing charges for keeping an unlicensed firearm inside of the home.
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The boy’s mother was reported to be in stable condition a day after she was treated for her injuries. Officers did not immediately release the couple’s names or the boy’s name.