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Father Charged After 2-Month-Old Daughter Is Accidentally Shot & Killed

Helena-West Helena Police are investigating after a 2-month-old girl was accidentally shot and killed. The girl’s father, Kevin Minniefield, is charged with man...
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Helena-West Helena Police are investigating after a 2-month-old girl was accidentally shot and killed. The girl’s father, Kevin Minniefield, is charged with manslaughter and child endangerment.

It happened just after 10:00 p.m. Friday in the 300 block of Dinan Street. Police say 30-year-old Minniefield was trying to unload his gun when it went off, striking the baby. The little girl died from her injuries.

Three other children and their mother were home at the time of the shooting.