FORT WORTH – A 5-year-old boy is recovering after he accidentally shot himself.
Fort Worth Police say the 22-caliber pistol rested on the child’s parent’s nightstand.
Officers say the child found the loaded gun in his home, thought it was a toy, and accidentally shot himself in the hand.
He was taken to Cook Children’s Hospital and luckily faces a minor injury.
Police are still investigating the case.
No arrests have been made yet, but the child’s parents may face charges.