Crime

Man charged in accidental shooting death of 10-year-old child

EL PASO, Texas - Sheriff's deputies arrested a Tornillo man in connection to a deadly and "accidental shooting involving a 10-year-old child," officials said.

Adrian Garcia, 36, is charged with Criminal Negligent Homicide.

Deputies responded to the shooting on the 19000 block of Highland in Tornillo at 4:30 pm on September 28, 2017.

The child died at an area hospital as a result of the wounds suffered during the shooting, officials said.

The Crime Scene Unit took over the investigation, which led to charges being filed against Garcia.

Garcia was booked into the El Paso County Detention Facility on a $200,000 bond.

Officials with the sheriff's office said the investigation continues. They did not identify the child nor did they specify if Garcia is related to the victim.

ABC-7 is working to obtain the criminal complaint affidavit to learn more about the shooting. 
 


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