- Associated Press - Tuesday, June 23, 2015

ORANGE, Va. (AP) - A trial is underway for an Orange County man charged with fatally shooting a 10-year-old Unionville boy.

Thirty-eight-year-old Billy Joe Lee is charged with murder, felony child neglect and two firearms-related counts. The charges stem from the death of George “Bubbie” Toombs on April 6, 2014.

Media outlets report that an Orange County Circuit Court jury heard opening arguments on Monday.

Prosecutors say Lee shot the boy following an argument with the child’s mother. The defense says the shooting was an accident.

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