Authorities Charge Father Of Boy Who Shot Playmate, 6, In New Jersey

CBS New York

TOMS RIVER, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — The father of the 4-year-old boy who accidentally shot and killed a 6-year-old playmate in New Jersey last month has been arrested and charged.

Anthony Senatore, 33, was arrested at his Bayville home Monday night, CBS 2 reported. He was charged with of having multiple unsecured weapons accessible to children, according to an Asbury Park Press report.

He was being held on $100,000 bail in the Ocean County Jail in Toms River, on specific charges of endangering the welfare of children, and a disorderly person’s defense, the paper reported.

Brandon Holt, 6, was shot in the head by his friend after the younger boy went into his home on McCormick Avenue in Toms River and somehow got his hands on a .22-caliber rifle. Though authorities said they are not sure how the 4-year-old obtained the gun, sources told CBS 2’s Christine Sloan last month…

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