VA toddler accidentally shoots, kills himself while mother was napping

A Henrico mother is ni mourning after her four-year-old son, Demetrius Jefferson, accidentally shot and killed himself. 

WTVR reports that police are still investigating the incident, but Jefferson's mother, Tiara Rogers, said that she fell asleep and when she woke up, she found her son. 

"I woke up from a nap...and to find...usually when I, I'm just going to leave it at that, I was at home, I'm going to leave it right there," Rogers said.

Demetrius was taken VCU Medical Center.

A family spokesperson sad Rogers has a mental health condition and wanted to warn others about gun safety.

More on the story HERE from ABC-13 WSET.


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