Charges have been filed after a shooting Tuesday morning that resulted in the death of a 2-year-old.
As previously reported, the shooting victim has been identified as 2-year-old London Simmons.
According to charging documents, Alexzander Scott Green was charged with first degree endangering the welfare of a child, a felony, and delivery of a controlled substance.
According to Detective Doug Loehner, police responded to a call in reference to a shooting at 1909 South 12th Street. When officers arrived, they saw Green holding Simmons who appeared to be unconscious and had a gunshot wound to the chest. Simmons was pronounced deceased after arrival at Mosaic Life Care.
According to charging documents, three other children were also at the residence, ranging in age from two to six. According to witness statements, Green was asleep and left his loaded firearm unattended. Officers also found four large bags of marijuana in the residence, along with scales and baggies and over $3,700.
Green is being held on $75,000 bond. An arraignment is scheduled for Friday.