Dad, son charged in death of young sleepover guest

Authorities in Michigan's Thumb have charged an ex-con and his pre-teen son in the accidental fatal shooting of an 11-year-old sleepover guest.
AP Wire
Jan 22, 2014

Sanilac County Prosecutor James V. Young filed the charges Tuesday in the Nov. 23, 2013, death of Tyler Dunn. He was killed by a shot from a lever-action rifle at a home in Marlette Township, about 65 miles north of Detroit.

The names of the defendants weren't immediately released.

Young said the man is charged with possessing a firearm as a felon and with contributing to the delinquency of a child. The son is charged with careless discharge of a firearm causing death.

Authorities said there was no adult at the house when the shooting took place.

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