Man charged after boy, 3½, fatally shoots self

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

DUNDEE, Mich. (AP) - Police in southeastern Michigan say a 3½-year-old boy picked up a gun that a man left on a closet floor and fatally shot himself.

Dundee police Sgt. Tom Redmond says gun belonged to a man who was staying with Damon Holbrook's family.

Thirty-year-old Joshua M. Greenhill was arraigned Monday in Monroe County District Court on a charge of careless discharge of a firearm.

The shooting happened Sunday at the home, which is in Monroe County about 50 miles southwest of Detroit. Damon's father and others were home at the time.

Redmond says Greenhill was negligent by leaving the loaded gun where a child could find it.

The sergeant says Greenhill had a concealed weapon license.

Greenhill declined comment outside the courtroom Monday.


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