Portland, Maine’s CBS News affiliate reports:
The Sagadahoc County Sheriff’s Office says a West Bath man has been arrested after being shot by a 2-year-old. Investigators say the 2-year-old child found a Glock 9mm on a nightstand and fired it in his parents’ bedroom while they were asleep Wednesday morning. The boy’s 22-year-old mother was hit in the leg and Carr was struck in the back of the head by two bullet fragments. The 2-year-old suffered injuries to his face from the recoil of the weapon.
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LD 759 would expand Maine’s existing child endangerment statute to include those who leave unsecured guns around children. Studies have shown that secure storage legislation like LD 759 helps prevent unintentional shootings. #mepolitics
— Shannon Watts (@shannonrwatts) May 17, 2021