Police charge uncle of Campbell 7-yr-old who shot self

daniel prasinos in campbell, ohio charged with leaving gun out

CAMPBELL, Ohio (WKBN) – Police filed charges against a Campbell man Tuesday, saying he left a gun in the open before his seven-year-old nephew shot himself.

Police charged Daniel Prasinos with two misdemeanors Tuesday: Endangering children and failure to secure a dangerous ordinance.

Prasinos appeared in court Tuesday and pleaded not guilty to the charges. Authorities are holding him on $4,000 bond.

St. Elizabeth’s Hospital said that they have released the boy after treatment.

According to police, the boy’s grandfather and Prasinos were working in the yard when they heard a loud bang. They rushed into the home and found the boy bleeding from a gunshot wound.

Prasinos drove his nephew to St. Elizabeth’s Hospital. He told police he had taken his gun out of its holster and left it on a chair in the home before going outside to the garden.


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