Family of toddler killed in accidental shooting starts GoFundMe

JACKSON, Tenn. — The family of a 3-year-old killed in an accidental shooting at an Allenton Heights apartment over the weekend has created a GoFundMe account to help pay funeral costs for the toddler.

The child’s mother, Linda Arrington, and her boyfriend, Antonio Dancer, are now in custody, charged with negligent homicide in the boy’s death.

Court documents say the child was alone in a bedroom of the apartment when the shooting happened around 1 p.m. Saturday. Police say the child found a handgun that was not properly secured and shot himself.

To donate to funeral costs, visit the family’s GoFundMe account.

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