He did what he had to, with no formal training.
Under currentMD Law the mother would probably face charges for possession of a unregistered fiream and child endangerment since the gun was accessible to the youth.
The brave kid would probably be charged with possession, transporting and discharging a firearm.
Wrote D.C. instead of MD.
Hardly any difference, especially when you factor in they might charge the boy.
Thanks for the update hsmith.