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Teen accused of negligent homicide in toddler's death

2 years ago January 22, 2013 Jan 22, 2013 Tuesday, January 22 2013 Tuesday, January 22, 2013 7:28:01 AM CST in News
Source: Baton Rouge Police Department
By: Russell Jones

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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