Authorities say four children were removed from their home and placed in foster care after an accidental shooting left a 5-year-old wounded.
The Idaho State Journal reports Gooding County Sheriff Shaun Gough says Idaho Health and Welfare was called Wednesday to investigate the children's living conditions after a 3-year-old boy shot his 5-year-old sister with a 9mm pistol.
Gough says the shooting was an accident -- and the parents of the children face no charges in connection with the shooting.
But Gough says the home in which the children were living was a "filthy mess."
The four children, about 2 to 8 years old, are now in temporary foster care.
(by Associated Press)