LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – Louisville authorities say a mother is expected to recover after being shot by her 2-year-old child.
The woman was taken to University of Louisville Hospital for treatment following the shooting Friday evening, according to media reports. Louisville Metro Police spokeswoman Alicia Smiley says the woman was alert and talking, and that her injuries are believed to be non-life threatening.
Smiley says it’s not clear how the toddler got hold of the gun.
The shooting was reported in a neighborhood near Churchill Downs.
No other details were immediately available.
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