Investigators believe the boy was playing with a gun when it went off. He was taken to a Kansas City-area hospital and is expected to recover, police say.
Prosecutors say he traveled to St. Louis to meet the teen and picked her up from school Aug. 19. He is accused of making threats and forcing the teen to go with him to Wichita.
The man who used a hunger strike in an attempt to get his children back from the state of Kansas has reached a deal on the criminal charges against him in a separate case.
Imagine getting ready to go to work and seeing a truck right outside your front yard, with an unconscious driver behind the wheel.