Toddler shoots grandfather

REMLAP, AL (WBRC) - Blount County Sheriff's deputies say a 2-year old child in the back seat of a vehicle somehow got ahold of a pistol, and shot the driver.

The driver, her grandfather, was taken to a hospital and  he is expected to recover from his non-life-threatening wound.

A 7-year old child was also in the car. Neither child was injured.

Law enforcement say it was all an unfortunate accident.

The shooting happened around 4pm on Alabama Highway 75, near the Jefferson County - Blount County line.