Mother’s Boyfriend Arrested in Shooting of 4-Year-Old
Police in Ottawa, KS are still investigating the shooting of a 4-year-old boy resulting in the arrest of his mother’s boyfriend. This happened around 12:30 p.m. Friday in the 1100 block of North Oak when the mother’s boyfriend was showing someone how to handle the gun but didn’t realize it was loaded. The 4-year-old was shot in the leg. Police say they’re not considering the shooting an accident because the mother’s boyfriend intentionally pulled the trigger. He’s charged with aggravated endangerment of a child and criminal discharge of a firearm.