Mother charged after 2-year-old son shot by 3-year-old brother

KOAA – A 2-year-old is in serious condition after being shot by his 3-year-old brother, and now the children's mother is facing charges.

It happened Saturday afternoon in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Monica Abeyta, 30, was charged with felony child abuse after police say her 3-year-old found a handgun in the house and fired it, striking the 2-year-old.

Police say the gun wasn't locked away, possibly because Abeyta, her three children and a roommate were moving out of the home over the weekend.

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