- Associated Press - Saturday, September 26, 2015

HOUSTON (AP) - Authorities say a Houston-area woman faces a weapons charge after a 4-year-old boy staying at her home found a gun and fatally shot himself.

KPRC-TV (https://bit.ly/1FpFBfS ) reports Franchesia Parrish has been charged with misdemeanor making a firearm accessible to a child.

Harris County prosecutors announced the charge Friday in the March 1 death of Codrick McCall Jr. Investigators have Cordick located a gun at the residence and shot himself.

Online jail records Saturday didn’t immediately list custody information for Parrish or an attorney to speak for her. . Details weren’t immediately available on Parrish’s relationship with the boy. The Harris County District Attorney’s Office didn’t immediately provide additional information.

Conviction on the firearms count carries penalties of up to a year in custody and a $4,000 fine.


Information from: KPRC-TV, https://www.click2houston.com

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