Man accidentally shoots four-year-old son in the head, charged with manslaughter

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OTHELLO, Wash. — An Othello man has been charged with manslaughter after accidentally shooting his four-year-old son in the head.

Othello Police confirmed Sunday that the boy died from his injuries.

Police were called to the home of 27-year-old Felipe Tapia-Perez in response to a shooting, where the man admitted to officers that he had accidentally shot his son in the head. The boy had been taken to a local hospital but died shortly after.

Tapia-Perez was booked into the Adams County Jail for second-degree manslaughter, possession of a stolen firearm and alien possession of a firearm.

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