SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The grandfather of a 3-year-old Shasta County boy in critical condition after accidentally shooting himself in the head says his grandson is showing some hopeful signs.
Albert Presidio, grandfather of Grady Stepp, told The Record Searchlight of Redding on Wednesday that doctors have stabilized the boy’s brain pressure.READ MORE: 1-Year-Old Child Dies After Crash On I-80 In Davis; EB Traffic Being Diverted To Highway 113
Presidio says that doctors haven’t told him what’s next but that the community has been incredibly supportive.READ MORE: Chase Of Stolen Car From Downtown Sacramento Ends In Crash
The boy shot himself with a gun at his great-grandfather’s home outside Shingletown on Sunday morning. He was hospitalized in Redding before being flown to UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento.
Shasta County Sheriff Tom Bosenko said Wednesday that deputies are looking into whether the gun the boy used was secured properly.MORE NEWS: Chicago-Area Family Still In Shock After They Hired Home Improvement Contractor Via HomeAdvisor, Only For The Contractor To Smash Up Their Property
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