Kansas City man charged in shooting death of 2-year-old originally deemed accident 02/03/2020 4:06 pm PST Comments WDAF / Clay County By Makenzie Koch, WDAF CLAY COUNTY, Mo. (WDAF) -- A Gladstone man is now facing charges in the death of a 2-year-old who police originally said unintentionally shot himself. A Clay County grand jury has indicted 30-year-old Christopher Ellis on charges of second-degree murder and felony child endangerment. The shooting happened on Sept. 24, 2019, at an apartment near N.E. 59th Terrace and North Oak Trafficway. Police originally said the 2-year-old boy, who has not been identified, got a hold of his father's unsecured gun and shot himself. Two adults -- the boy's father and a friend -- were home at the time. MORE: Gladstone man charged in death of 2-year-old that police originally deemed an accident - WDAF #ChildEndangerment #KansasCity #Missouri #Murder #Shooting #WDAF Related Stories 2 kids shot after throwing snowballs at passing vehicle in Milwaukee Man shoots self in leg while running from police, officers say 2 charged after 1-year-old shot in the head: Police Alabama mom charged after 2-year-old shoots himself in motel Waiting for your permission to load facebook comments.