Father of toddler who shot himself in Hanley Hills found
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.