A four-year-old boy is dead after accidentally shooting and killing himself Saturday at a residence in Memphis, Tenn. The child’s father is facing a number of charges, including reckless homicide.
Police said the incident happened around 6:30 p.m. on the city’s southeast side.
When police arrived, they found the child on a walkway, according to news outlets. He was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The father, who has been identified as Gari Settles, 39, is also facing drug possession and felony weapon possession charges, police said.
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