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.

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Source: theguardian