Another reminder to keep firearms stored properly and out of the hands of children. Hiding a gun under a mattress wasn't clever enough for this 4 year old who found the apparently loaded gun, aimed it at his 27-year-old pregnant mother, and pulled the trigger.

According to at least one news story, the boy's father hid the gun under the mattress for protection. He told police there had been recent crimes in the neighborhood (between Renton and Seattle). The family was lounging on the bed late in the afternoon last Saturday.

The hospital reported she was in stable condition and the fetus was fine.

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Sascha Burkard

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