And people wonder what's the matter with Kansas.
You'll never guess what happens next!
The ten-year old's condition is unknown, but the gun is just fine.
Detectives believe the boy picked up a loaded 9mm semiautomatic handgun from the low-lying table near the couch while his mother was distracted and accidentally fired at her.
Heather Nicole Davenport, 27, was arrested Saturday and charged with failure to properly secure a weapon after her 7-year-old daughter shot herself in the hand.
She told police she slammed the butt end on the floor, the gun discharged, and she was shot in the face.