CRIME
05/20/2013 03:24 pm ET

North Carolina Toddler Puts Gun In Mouth, Shoots, Expected To Survive

A North Carolina toddler found a handgun in his parents' bedroom Saturday afternoon, put it in his mouth -- and the gun went off, authorities say.

The Asheboro boy is "extremely lucky," a sheriff's captain tells the Winston-Salem Journal, because the bullet missed his vital organs.

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