FONTAINE, Ark. (AP) - A Greene County man has been arrested for second-degree murder in the shooting death of his 3-year-old son in Fontaine.
Sheriff Dan Langston told reporters that 23-year-old Michael Jefferson Carter of Fontaine was arrested Friday for the Jan. 11 shooting death of Logan Carter.
Langston said Carter is jailed on $1 million bond and has declined to speak with investigators while he seeks an attorney. Carter's first court appearance is scheduled for Monday.
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An affidavit filed in the case says Carter and his son were in the living room of the home when a .45-caliber handgun Carter was holding discharged. The bullet struck the boy in the head and he died later at a Paragould hospital.
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