Mom Shot By Toddler While Trying To Take Back Gun

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December 13, 2013 9:14 a.m.

A South Dakota woman was shot by her 23-month-old son on Thursday while she tried to take away a loaded revolver from the boy.

According to the Rapid City Journal, the 22-year-old woman noticed the youngster playing with the revolver in a home located in Rapid City, S.D. When the woman tried to retrieve the weapon, she was shot once in the leg. She was treated for non-life threatening injuries.

 

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