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Feb 22, 2014 8:33 PM

Father Arrested in Accidental Shooting of Son

ARANSAS PASS- The father of the four year-old who was shot last weekend in Aransas Pass is facing charges for that accidental shooting.

According to police, Tommy Cruz was cleaning his handgun with his son in the room. Police say he reloaded the gun, and it accidentally went off - hitting his son in the chest with a 45-caliber bullet. The young boy survived.

According to the Aransas Pass P.D., Crews was drinking alcohol when the shooting happened and detectives found drug paraphernalia at the home. He now faces charges for injury to a child.


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