Father charged in 3-year-old's death

Police say 26-year-old Eric Hinton's negligence allowed the little boy to get his hands on a loaded gun.

It happened just after 11 p.m. Wednesday at a house in the 1100 block of Ujamaa Drive.

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Little Pharrell Hinton apparently pulled the trigger and was hit by the bullet.

His father is now charged with involuntary manslaughter and posession of a firearm by a felon.

Eric Hinton is being held on $100,000 bond.

The investigation continues.

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