4-year-old boy shoots 3-year-old boy in the face (video)By Mason White 1:27 PM November 25, 2014
By: Feng Qian
(Scroll down for video) A 3-year-old boy suffered serious injuries after being shot in the face by a 4-year-old boy, police in Washington said.
The Snohomish County Sheriff’s office believes that the four-year-old boy accidentally shot the three-year-old boy in the face on Friday night in Lake Stevens, as the father of the child was in a different room.
Jon Holzworth, the father of Michael Holzworth, was in a different room when his 4-year-old neighbor found a loaded gun and shot his boy in the head.
Doctors say that the boy will survive the shooting, and his family said that he has no brain damage. He was shot point blank in the mouth, but the bullet stopped before it went to his brain, a doctor said.
Police have not made a decision about filing charges against the father. The three-year-old boy will be in the hospital for several days, and will soon have plastic surgery on his face.
Holzworth warned other parents to keep their guns locked in safes. The mother of the boy was not at home at the time of the shooting.