An Alaska boy was shot in the leg after his mother's .357 caliber handgun accidentally fell out of its holster and went off. According to The Guardian, no one has been charged.

From The Guardian:

Troopers said the family was leaving a pickup when the woman's .357-caliber handgun fell out of its holster, struck the pavement on its hammer and fired. The shot hit the 4-year-old just above the knee.

The bullet went through the boy's leg and lodged in a building; the boy was transported by helicopter to Anchorage for treatment.

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Why Why Why is anyone in this country casually walking around with a fucking handgun around their 4-year-old? Stop.

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