Police: Father, mishandling gun, fatally shoots toddler


SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — A 19-month-old boy has died of a gunshot wound in Louisiana and the father has been charged with manslaughter. The coroner in Caddo Parish in northwest Louisiana identifies the toddler in a news release as Kayson Wright. The release says he was shot in the chest Friday night in Shreveport. Police say in a news release that investigators believe the toddler’s father, 29-year-old Derrick Wright, was mishandling a gun when the child was shot. He has been arrested on a manslaughter charge.