Murder Charges for Father Accused of Killing His 6-Year-Old Son

WBTW is reporting that a father originally charged with felony child abuse is now facing a  second-degree murder charge in the shooting death of his son. The boy was transported to Maria Parham Hospital in Henderson after  being shot around 4:30 p.m. on December 3rd. Shortly after, the Vance County  Sheriff’s Office confirmed the boy had been pronounced dead at the  hospital as a result of the gunshot. No further details on that evidence were provided. An investigation is underway.