Father facing charges after Greensburg teen shot, killed

Jason Forshee (Provided Photo/ Decatur County Jail)
Jason Forshee (Provided Photo/ Decatur County Jail)

GREENSBURG, Ind. (WISH) – The Greensburg father of a 6-year-old boy who accidentally shot and killed his 13-year-old brother last week is facing charges for the incident.

Decatur County officials say 34-year-old Jason Forshee was arrested and is facing charges of neglect of a dependent resulting in death.

Officers say 13-year-old Craig Roberts, a Greensburg Junior High School student, was accidentally shot and killed by his younger brother on March 11. Police say Forshee was getting ready to clean his gun when the younger boy picked it up and shot Roberts.

Police say the tragic death highlights the importance of checking and re-checking weapons at home to make sure they are not loaded.

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