Father involved in accidental shooting of his son goes to court today

(WMC-TV) - An East Memphis father charged with accidentally shooting and killing his own son will face a judge this morning.

Memphis police say Hershel Jones was showing his son Rodney his gun when it fired, hitting Rodney in the head. This happened Tuesday morning at a home on Elliston.

Rodney Jones' death was ruled a homicide.

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