A mother was shot and critically wounded Wednesday in Norwalk, California, by her own son after he found a shotgun in the back seat of their car.
Deputies responded to investigate a report of a gunshot victim. They found the woman with a gunshot wound to her mid-body. She was taken to a hospital in fair condition. “Preliminary information gathered at the scene revealed that the female’s three children were in the back seat of the vehicle when one of the children accessed an unsecured shotgun and shot her through the back of the seat,” police said. The child is less than 4 years old.