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Boy accidently shoots self in face

November 1, 2009 12:00:00 AM PDT
A three-year-old Rialto boy was hospitalized in critical condition after suffering what appears to be an accidental gunshot wound to the face.Authorities said they were called to a home on the 1500 block of West Shamrock Avenue at around 10 a.m. Saturday.

Detectives are investigating and said it appears that the boy shot himself with a small caliber handgun.

The boy was taken to a hospital where he underwent surgery.