Officers said the boy’s father had put the gun under a mattress because he was afraid of recent crime in the neighbourhood. File photograph: Getty Images

A pregnant woman was shot in the face by her four-year-old son after the youngster found a loaded, unsecured gun under a mattress, US authorities have(...)

A policeman secures the scene at Seattle Pacific University after the campus was evacuated due to a shooting in which one person was killed and three injured. Photograph: David Ryder/Reuters.

A lone gunman armed with a shotgun and a knife opened fire in a Seattle university building, killing one person before a student subdued him with pepp(...)