GUN CHARGES: A man from Mason City faces criminal charges, after his 4-year-old son accidentally shot him
Police say 29-year-old Christopher Upenieks of Mason City was shot on accident Monday by his 4-year-old son who found an unsecured handgun in their truck.
Upenieks was still in the truck when police arrived.
Upenieks was ticketed for child endangerment and allowing a minor access to a loaded firearm, both misdemeanors.
Police say he did have a valid permit to carry a gun.