A four-year-old boy shot himself in the head with a gun he found hidden under the couch in his home, Georgia police say.
Justin Foss Jr was pronounced dead on Saturday morning after the shooting in Augusta.
His father, Justin Foss Sr, 27, was charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon the same day, according to Richmond County jail records.
Foss Sr and his wife Shelby Foss told an officer that Justin ‘found one of their guns under the couch where they hid it and shot himself in the head,’ the sheriff’s report states.
The toddler was taken to AU medical center where he died.