SUNNYSIDE, Wash. — Sunnyside police say a 3-year-old boy accidentally shot himself in the face with his father’s handgun.
It happened Monday night while he and two siblings were riding in a pickup truck with their father in Sunnyside.
The boy was reported in critical condition at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.
Sgt. Joey Glossen told the Yakima Herald-Republic the father has a valid concealed weapons permit and is cooperating with investigators.