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Police: 5-year-old Indiana boy high on cocaine fatally shoots 16-month-old brother high on marijuana

Posted on AllSides July 27th, 2023
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A pair of Lafayette, Indiana, parents are accused of neglect and drug possession after their five-year-old son, high on cocaine, shot his 16-month-old brother who was high on marijuana. Parents Deonta Johnson, 27, and Shatia Welch, 24, were arrested in LaPorte, Indiana, on Monday, with charges against them being unsealed later in the week. According to authorities, baby Isiah Johnson was shot by his elder brother on March 28, after the unnamed older boy got his hands on a handgun. Lafayette Police Department officers arrived on the scene at around...

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