Stay Informed - Subscribe To Our Newsletters

Father charged after toddler son accidentally shoots himself



COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities have charged an Ohio father after his toddler son accidentally shot himself with a gun the man left on a couch while playing a video game. Demonte Walker Sr. was charged Monday with child endangerment. It’s not known if the 24-year-old Columbus man has retained an attorney. The shooting occurred shortly late Monday morning at a Columbus home. Authorities say Walker told police he had his handgun with him and had put it on the couch next to himself. His 23-month-old son soon picked up the gun and shot himself in the abdomen. The child remains hospitalized in critical condition but is expected to recover.

On-Air & Up next

  • Hollywood 360
    1:00AM - 5:00AM
     
    Hollywood 360 is a 4-hour, syndicated radio show heard each week on great radio stations from coast-to-coast. Your host is Carl Amari, who has spent 35+ years as an award-winning   >>
     
  • Townhall Review
    5:00AM - 6:00AM
     
  • RMWorldTravel
    6:00AM - 7:00AM
     
  • Inside the Great Outdoors
     
  • Gerry Quinn's Irish Radio
    10:00AM - 12:00PM
     

See the Full Program Guide