Jennings facing manslaughter charge after death of 3-year-old
One person has been charged with manslaughter after the shooting death of a 3-year-old in Meridian.
21-year-old Jalen Lakeith Jennings has been charged with culpable negligence manslaughter, possession of a stolen firearm and tampering with evidence.
The child was shot on December 30th at Azalea Park Apartments around 9:30. Police say Jennings was charged with manslaughter because he left the firearm unattended.
Investigators aren't commenting much more about what happened until an autopsy comes back.