Vegas officer's son critical after accidental shooting

The cop's child discovered the gun in a night stand

Las Vegas Review-Journal

LAS VEGAS — The young son of a Las Vegas police officer was in critical condition this morning after accidentally shooting himself with a handgun in Moapa Valley, police said.

Police said the child was put to bed in his parents' bedroom late Saturday evening, when he discovered the gun in a night stand. The gun discharged, striking the child in the arm and abdomen, police said.

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