Arkansas police: 2-month-old child dies after being shot in the head

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Helena-West Helena Police Department

HELENA – WEST HELENA, Ark. — Authorities in Arkansas are investigating after a 2-month-old girl was killed after being shot in the head.

West Helena police told WREG they were called to the Helena Regional Medical Center around 10 p.m. Friday after the child was brought in for treatment.

The child’s father, Kevin Minniefield, was reportedly at home in the 300 block of Dinan Street and was trying to unload the weapon when it went off.

He was charged with manslaughter and four counts of endangering the welfare of a minor.

 

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