Four-year-old shoots mother in face after finding gun under mattress
- Pregnant woman, 27, has ‘life-threatening’ injuries
- New Washington state law governs unsafe gun storage
Authorities said a pregnant Washington state woman was shot in the face on Saturday by her four-year-old son, after the boy found a loaded and unsecured gun under a mattress.
The King county sheriff’s office said the 27-year-old woman, who is eight months pregnant, was taken to Harborview Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.