FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – A 3-year-old boy is recovering at Cook Children’s Hospital after accidentally shooting himself in the arm with his mother’s gun.READ MORE: Appeals Court Ruling Keeps Abortion Ban In Place In Texas
The gun was left unsecured, possibly left under a pillow in a home where a total of seven children live.
Investigators said the toddler’s mother bought the gun after a break-in and to protect herself from a domestic violence suspect who may know where she lives.READ MORE: Amtrak Train From Fort Worth Crashes In Oklahoma, Four Hurt
Crime scene investigators said it’s fortunate more children weren’t hurt.
Police haven’t said whether or not the boy’s mother will face charges.
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