MOBILE, Ala. (WGHP) -- A mother and her friend face charges after police say a toddler accidentally shot and killed himself in Mobile Thursday morning.
Mobile Police said 2-year-old Corey Davis Jr. accidentally shot himself after he found a loaded pistol in a motel room at the Red Roof Inn on I-65 near Dauphin Street.
The child's mother, 29-year-old Dynesha Harris, and her friend Tony Fowler are both charged with manslaughter. Police said their “extreme recklessness” caused the death of the toddler. Harris is out of jail on a $7,500. Fowler is still in jail without bond. Charges could be upgraded pending autopsy results.