Father of toddler who shot himself in Hanley Hills found

4 years 1 week 4 days ago Friday, September 04 2015 Sep 4, 2015 Friday, September 04, 2015 4:17:30 AM CDT September 04, 2015 in News
By: The Associated Press

HANLEY HILLS (AP) - Police said they have found the father of a 21-month-old boy who fatally shot himself last month in a Hanley Hills home.

Authorities had been looking for the 26-year-old father of Carter Epps, who died Aug. 25. According to police, the child picked up a loaded handgun and shot himself in the torso.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports the child was taken to St. Mary's Hospital, where he died.

Epps' father has not been charged with a crime, and police said they are still investigating the shooting.

 

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