"Hello world" and "thank you," said Na'Vaun Price Jackson in a set of new cellphone videos shared by his grandfather.
Jackson is recovering in a hospital bed after he shot himself on March 27. Police say he found a gun on a bed at the home of his mother's boyfriend.
With no sign of brain activity, doctors prepared his family for the worst.
The little boy can now sit in a wheelchair and he shows signs of improvement every day, including practicing his speech.
In the new videos, Jackson can also be heard repeating the words "sister" and "grandma" with the help of this grandfather, followed by "amen" and "thank you, Jesus."
There is a GoFundMe page to help contribute to his recovery.