Son accidentally shoots self, mother

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HOUSTON - Police said a man accidentally shot himself and his mother at a family gathering in southwest Houston on Saturday night.

Around 10:15, police responded to reports of a shooting on Prior Park near Palcio Real.  When they arrived at the scene, they found a man with a gunshot wound to his hand, and a woman who had been shot in the stomach.

According to reports, a group of family and friends was gathered together drinking in the garage of a home on Prior Park.  Police said one man pulled out his gun to show it off, when he accidentally fired it.

The bullet struck him in the hand and hit his mother in the stomach.  He was taken to the hospital in stable condition; his mother was taken to the hospital in serious condition.

So far, no charges have been filed.

The names of the victims were not released.

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