A Florida woman, who is a felon on probation for child neglect and narcotics charges, has been charged with manslaughter after her 2-year-old boy found an improperly stored gun in their home and accidentally shot his father in the back, killing him, according to the Orange County sheriff’s office.
The father, 26 year-old Reggie Mabry was shot by his own son who was armed with a Glock 19 last month while playing video games.
The Orlando couple were convicted felons and were not allowed by law to own guns, Sheriff John Mina of Orange County said.
The mother, Marie Ayala, 28, was charged with manslaughter, culpable negligence and possession of a firearm by a felon, the authorities said.
Ms. Ayala could face up to 15 years in prison if convicted of manslaughter.