Dundee man arraigned on weapons charge after death of boy
A 30-year-old Dundee man is charged with a misdemeanor after a 3-and-a-half-year-old boy shot himself in the head with the unsecured gun and died Sunday, according to a report in the Detroit News.
Joshua Greenhill, 30, was arraigned Monday in the 1st District Court in Monroe on a charge of careless discharge of a firearm causing injury or death, according to the report. The offense carries up to two years in jail.
Damon Holbrook died Sunday at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Superior Township from a gunshot wound to the head, according to the report. The Associated Press reports Damon found Greenhill’s gun in a portable case on the floor of a bedroom closet.
The child picked up the gun and shot himself in the head, according to the Associated Press. Five other people were in the home, including Damon’s father, according to the AP.
Greenhill is free on a $1,000 personal recognizance bond, according to the News. He has a concealed pistol license, which he was forced to surrender as part of his bond.