Toddler accidentally shoots, critically injures woman in California home, deputies say

Police: Toddler accidentally shoots, injures woman in California home

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — A toddler accidentally shot and critically injured a family member Sunday morning in California, authorities said.

According to KGET and the Bakersfield Californian, the incident occurred about 8:30 a.m. PDT at a Bakersfield apartment complex. Kern County sheriff’s deputies said a 2-year-old discovered a handgun, which discharged, striking a woman related to the toddler.

Authorities rushed the woman to a nearby hospital, where she remains in critical condition, the news outlets reported.

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No further information was immediately available.

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