Local news reports
A 20-month-old boy shot through the shoulder while riding in a stroller last week in East Oakland was wounded after a pistol accidentally fell from his father's pocket and went off when it hit the pavement, authorities said Thursday.
Troupe said Tua said he carried the gun for protection.
Police said Tua had a semi-automatic pistol in his front pants pocket. As they were going up a hill, the gun got loose and fell from the pocket, going off when it hit the pavement, police said.