NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — A Virginia mom and father are dealing with costs after their toddler son shot himself with an unattended gun, authorities mentioned.
In line with The Associated Press and WVEC-TV, the incident occurred about 9 p.m. June 1 on twenty third Road in Newport Information. Newport Information police arrived to discover a 2-year-old boy with a gunshot wound and rushed him to a close-by hospital, the place he was handled for non-life-threatening accidents, authorities mentioned.
Investigators consider that the toddler grabbed an unattended gun, which discharged, in line with the information shops.
Police arrested the toddler’s mother and father, Jamarea Looney, 21, and Dralon Richard, 25, on costs of reckless dealing with of a firearm and baby abuse/neglect, the AP reported.
– The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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