I can not begin to imagine what this mother is going through right now. So sad. People, always practice gun safety!
In a moment of unspeakable heartbreak for a young mother, Alexis Wiederholt rushed into a bedroom in her father’s Elmo, Missouri, home, where she had just put down her nine-month-old baby Corbin for a nap, only to hear a dazed apology from her five-year-old son, who had been playing the same room.
“I’m sorry, Mom,” the boy said.
“I shot Corbin.”
Wiederholt then ran over to the playpen where she had left her sleeping baby, only to find the infant bleeding profusely from a gunshot to the head.
“I walked in and there was my baby, lying there, bleeding,” the 26-year-old mom said in an interview with NBC News.
“I had just hugged him in my arms five minutes before that.”
In the tragedy that took place Monday, the five-year-old somehow got his hands on a.22 caliber Magnum pistol owned by his grandfather, William Porter, who said that he kept the gun in a locked case.
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