Arizona Tot Shoots Pop In Butt

An Arizona man was target shooting in the desert south of Tucson on Monday when he was shot in the buttocks by his 3-year-old son, according to The Arizona Daily Star.

The boy shot his father with a .22-caliber rifle, Tom Louis, battalion chief for the Green Valley Fire District, told the newspaper.

“Fortunately, the patient’s injuries were not life-threatening,” said Louis.

The boy was not injured during the incident.

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