A South Carolina two-year-old boy died after he found a gun inside of his grandmother’s purse and accidentally shot himself in the face.
According to ABC News, Kayden Stuber was under the care of his grandmother and aunt while his parents were at work. A spokesperson of the Greenville County Coroner’s Office said Stuber apparently climbed onto his grandmother’s bed and grabbed the gun from her purse.
“Apparently he went into the grandmother’s purse that was sitting on the bed and in some way retrieved, was handling the gun when it discharged,”
The Greenville Sheriff’s Office said the beloved two-year-old was rushed to a local hospital but he was pronounced dead before arrival.
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Lt. Ryan Flood said no charges were filed but the investigation is ongoing. No one else was hurt by the incident.
“The investigation is ongoing and no further information is available at this time,”
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Kayden’s grandfather, Tim Gunter, says he regrets buying the teal colored gun for his wife:
“The only thing that I kind of regret in my life is that I got her a teal gun that looks like a toy. Probably the worst thing I could have ever done in my life when I think about it.”