Child, 3, shot dad in the butt with family gun

A 3-year-old boy shot his father in his rear end with a gun the toddler found in their Erie, Pennsylvania home, say police. The father survived.

Erie police say the shooting took place at 6:30 PM Thursday.

The boy encountered a loaded, small-caliber handgun, and fired it at his father, who was 26 years old. Neither name has been released.

The dad is expected to survive, and is being treated at a hospital for wounds not considered life-threatening.

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