Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Idiots Among Us
From rawstory.com outh Carolina woman was recovering on Monday after her 2-year-old grandson reportedly shot her in the back.
Rock Hill police reported on Sunday that officers responded to the call on Sunday and found that a 40-year-old woman in the front passenger seat of an orange Chevrolet Camaro had suffered a gunshot wound to the back.
Police said that a 4-year-old boy had gotten his hands on the revolver and discharged it as the car was going through the intersection of Ogden Road and Heckle Boulevard. The driver of the car, who was the child’s great aunt, said that she heard the shot and then turned to see the boy holding the pistol with both hands.
The child’s grandmother was sitting in the passenger seat when she was shot. She was taken to CMC Main Hospital in Charlotte. Her injuries were described as not life threatening.
In a statement on Monday, Rock Hill Police spokesperson Capt. Mark Bollinger clarified that the boy had only been 2 years old. He said that “confusion at the scene” had caused the child’s age to be recorded incorrectly.