She had just put her 9-month-old down for a nap, turned on cartoons for the older kids and was headed for the dishwasher when she heard a strange “pop” come from the bedroom of the Missouri home.
Alexis Wiederholt, 26, said that as she rushed to investigate the noise, her 5-year-old son appeared and said something that didn’t make any sense to her in the moment.
“I’m sorry, Mom. I shot Corbin.”
Weiderholt ran past to the pack-and-play where Corbin, her always-smiling youngest, should have been resting peacefully.
“I walked in and there was my baby, lying there, bleeding,” the young mother told NBC News…