MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) — A Florida man and a woman are facing charges after one of their children, a 4-year-old boy shot his 2-year-old sister.
The Ocala Star-Banner reports that the parents each face culpable negligence charges in the January shooting. They turned themselves in to the Marion County Jail last week and have since been released on their own recognizance.READ MORE: Emancipation Day, Juneteenth Eyed For Holidays
They were identified as Winston Jalloh, 27, and 23-year-old Josie Whaley. Police say Jalloh told them the gun involved was his. It’s not immediately clear if they have lawyers to represent them.READ MORE: 2 Hialeah Police Officers Arrested, Charged With Official Misconduct, Falsifying Public Records
The young girl survived the Jan. 24 shooting and his since been released from the hospital.
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