HOUSTON (CBSDFW.COM) – A 10-year-old Texas boy was injured Tuesday evening after authorities said he was accidentally shot by his babysitter while she was taking selfies with a gun.

The Harris County Sheriff’s Office said the incident happened after the 19-year-old woman, later identified as Caitlyn Smith, found a gun in the apartment unit where she was watching her nephew.

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According to authorities, she believed the gun was unloaded and began posing and taking pictures with it. It was during this time that the gun went off, hitting her 10-year-old nephew in the stomach.

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The sheriff’s office said the boy was taken to the hospital in serious condition that evening, but he is now stable and expected to recover.

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KTRK reports Smith was charged with injury to a child causing serious bodily injury.