In Columbus, Ohio, a 5-year-old boy had been admitted to Nationwide Children’s Hospital after being shot in both knees by his “intoxicated” mother.
Police apprehended Trenise Turner shortly after her son had been brought to the hospital by his family.
According to police reports, the boy had been lying next to Turner while pointing her handgun. After placing her gun inside her purse, Turner fired a shot and injured her son.
Turner has been charged with felony child endangerment along with misdemeanor of domestic violence by assault. She remains in Franklin County Jail.