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Teen accused of negligent homicide in toddler's death

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Posted: Jan 22, 2013 8:28 AM by Russell Jones
Updated: Jan 22, 2013 10:37 AM
Source: Baton Rouge Police Department

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BATON ROUGE - A two-year-old child Baton Rouge Police said was accidentally shot Monday night has died, and a teen felon has been accused of negligent homicide as a result.

Police identified the child as Travin Varise. They said 18-year-old Terrance Varise was playing with a handgun when it went off, hitting Travin.

Officers arrested Terrance Varise and accused him of being a felon in possession of a firearm. They upgraded his charges to negligent homicide this morning after the toddler died.

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