N.C. 1-year-old shot in head while playing with gun found in parents' nightstand 05/13/2019 9:06 am PDT Comments WSOC via WGHP LINCOLNTON, N.C. (WGHP) -- Deputies are investigating after a 1-year-old was accidentally shot Sunday morning while playing inside a Lincolnton home, WSOC reports. Officials said two children, ages 1 and 3, were playing inside the home on Lightview Lane just before noon when they found a .380 caliber handgun inside their parent's nightstand. According to detectives, the child's father was outside smoking when he heard a loud pop and rushed inside, where he and his wife found the 1-year-old suffering from a gunshot wound. Deputies said the bullet grazed the child's head and they do not believe it went through the skull. MORE: N.C. 1-year-old shot in head while playing with gun found in parent's nightstand - WGHP #NorthCarolina #WGHP Waiting for your permission to load facebook comments.