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