DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — Deputies say a 4-year-old boy shot himself in the foot with his parent’s gun Monday in Davidson County.
In a news release from the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office, deputies said the boy shot himself at his home on Frye Bridge Road on Monday.
Responding officers found the boy with a gunshot wound to his foot.
The boy was taken to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center for treatment for the wound, which is not life-threatening.
Deputies said they seek charges against the parents for “violation of storage of a firearm to protect minors.”
It was not clear what type of gun was used.
No other details were available.