LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Louisville police said a mother waited two hours before calling for help after her 3-year-old son was shot on Tuesday.
Police spokesman Officer Carey Klain told The Courier-Journal the boy was shot with a .45-caliber handgun after he was in the line of fire during an argument between his mother and a man.
The mother, 28-year-old Laquisha Mosby, is charged with assault, criminal abuse, wanton endangerment and tampering with evidence.
Police also arrested 34-year-old Shawn Martin and charged him with assault, criminal abuse, being a convicted felon in possession of a handgun, wanton endangerment and tampering with evidence.
According to the arrest citation, a court order had banned Martin from contact with the child.
The boy was in critical condition at Kosair Children's Hospital.
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