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Suspect arrested in accidental fatal shooting

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Tyler Washington (Source: EBRSO) Tyler Washington (Source: EBRSO)

East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office reports the arrest of a suspect in a homicide that happened January 20, 2013 on Main Street in Baton Rouge.

Detectives have arrested 19-year-old Tyler Washington on a charge of negligent homicide in connection with a shooting that killed 18-year-old Trevon Wilson of Denham Springs, LA.

According to the sheriff's office, Washington was carelessly operating a loaded firearm seconds before the gun went off. Officials say the shooting was accidental.

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