Boy Accidentally Shoots Mom In The Leg While Showing Off New Gun

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February 28, 2014 11:17 a.m.

A Nevada woman was critically injured Thursday after her son accidentally shot her in the leg while showing off his new gun, Reno TV station KOLO reported.

The young man was pulling his gun out of its holster to show his father when it discharged, according to a sergeant with the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office.

The woman was transported by Careflight to a regional medical center in Reno. No one was taken in to custody.

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