Albuquerque toddler shoots parents: Toddler, 3, finds loaded gun, shoots parents

February 2, 2015 8:11 AM

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An Albuquerque toddler, rummaging through his mom’s purse for an iPod, instead found a loaded handgun and used it to shoot a single bullet at his mother and father. The bullet fired by the three-year-old boy went through the buttocks of his father, out his hip and then embedded itself in the shoulder of his mother, who is eight months pregnant.

Writes The Associated Press on Feb.1, via Fox News: “According to investigators, the toddler apparently reached for an iPod but found the loaded weapon. Police believe the shooting to be accidental. The bullet first struck his father in the buttock and then hit the right shoulder of his mother, who ...

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