LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A mother was "accidentally" shot Friday night by her 2-year-old son, police say.

Louisville Metro Police Department says the shooting happened around 5:30 p.m. at a home in the 500 block of Evelyn Avenue, just south of Churchill Downs.

Police spokesperson Alicia Smiley says the mother is conscious and alert at University Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Officers are still investigating how the boy got the gun and if anyone else was in the house.

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