dallas policeA 4-year-old shot himself Wednesday night while visiting his grandfather’s house in the 8200 block of Campanella Drive near Hamilton Park Elementary in Lake Highlands. The child is expected to recover.

Dallas police say the child found a gun beneath a pillow in his grandfather’s bedroom and accidentally shot himself in the shoulder. He was rushed to nearby Medical City Dallas, then taken by helicopter to Children’s Medical Center.

Child abuse investigators are questioning the mother and the grandfather, who were both in the home at the time, about the incident.