Parents charged in death of boy accidentally shot by sibling

The parents of a 1-year-old boy who was shot to death earlier this year in South Bend by a gun accidentally fired by his 4-year-old sibling have been charged.

Avion Sexton, Sr., and Eboni Hosea, both 23, were indicted on multiple neglect of a dependent and drug charges, according to the St. Joseph County Prosecutor’s Office.

Javion Sexton was killed June 18.

Police were seeking Avion Sexton, Sr. Hosea was arraigned Thursday and released this week on bail. Her next court hearing is Nov. 5.

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