Boy shot when gun fell out holster
A four-year-old boy was shot in the leg when his mother's handgun fell out of its holster and fired.
Alaska State Troopers said they took a call on the incident near Wasilla, Alaska, just before 11.30am local time yesterday.
Medics were treating the boy when they arrived.
Troopers said the family was leaving a truck when the woman's .357-caliber handgun fell out of its holster, struck the pavement on its hammer and fired.
The shot hit the four-year-old just above the knee. The bullet went through his leg and lodged in a building.
The boy was transported by helicopter to Anchorage for treatment.
No-one has been charged.