HIALEAH, Fla. (WFLA) — A Miami-Dade county man was arrested after his 3-year-old son accidentally shot himself in the face, according to a NBC Miami report. The report does not say when the incident happened.
According to NBC Miami, Orlando Guzman Labrada, from Hialeah, left a loaded gun on the bathroom counter while he was using the restroom. Police said his 3-year-old son opened the door, grabbed the gun and discharged a round.
Police said the bullet grazed the child’s face, but he is expected to recover. He was taken to Ryder Trauma Hospital for “a complete check and treatment as a precaution”, according to NBC Miami.
Labrada was taken to jail and charged with culpable negligence. firearm with easy access.