Local news reports
The parents of a 9-month-old baby in East New York were arrested when the infant was accidentally shot, according to police.
Police charged 47-year-old
Pedro Rosales with shooting his daughter in their Sutter Avenue
apartment about 4 p.m. Saturday when a silver Colt .45 gun in his
possession accidentally discharged while cleaning. The baby was struck
in the lower abdomen, according to police.
The mother, 24-year-old
Jessica Aguilar, was home during the shooting and was arrested as well.
Police determined the shooting was an accidental discharge after
He was charged with assault, acting in a manner injurious to a child, reckless endangerment and criminal possession of a weapon.