WENDELL, Idaho (AP) — Authorities say four children were removed from their home and placed in foster care after an accidental shooting left a 5-year-old wounded.
The Times-News (http://bit.ly/2zWi1cf) reports that Gooding County Sheriff Shaun Gough says Idaho Health and Welfare was called Wednesday to investigate the children’s living conditions after a 3-year-old boy shot his 5-year-old sister with a 9mm pistol.
Gough says the shooting was an accident and the parents of the children face no charges in connection with the shooting.
But Gough says the home in which the children were living was a “filthy mess.”
Most Read Nation & World Stories
- FBI searched Trump's home in part to look for nuclear documents, sources say
- Historians privately warn Biden that America's democracy is teetering
- A dog was missing. Cavers found her two months later 500 feet underground
- Man who tried to breach FBI office killed after standoff
- Sports on TV & radio: Local listings for Seattle games and events
The four children, ages approximately 2 to 8, are now in temporary foster care.
Information from: Idaho State Journal, http://www.journalnet.com