Father of toddler who shot himself charged

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Gari Settles

MEMPHIS, Tenn. —The father of the toddler who died after shooting himself Saturday has been charged by police.

Gari Settles, 38, was charged with reckless homicide.

Police responded to a shooting on the 1400 block of Hickory Way just after 6:30 p.m.

They found a toddler who was in extremely critical condition after shooting himself, police say.

The toddler was pronounced dead just after 10 p.m.