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Wash. Officer Pleads Not Guilty In Accidental Shooting

June 08, 2012  | 

A Washington state police officer accused of leaving a loaded handgun in the family van where his young son could grab it and fatally shoot his 7-year-old sister has pleaded not guilty to a second-degree manslaughter charge, reports KING 5.

Marysville police officer Derek Carlile spoke just five words during his arraignment in Snohomish County Superior Court. The two most important: not guilty.

Carlile is charged with second-degree manslaughter for the March 10 death of Jenna Carlile.

Read the full KING 5 story.

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Review @ 9/6/2012 9:47 AM

Even POLICE need to think twice, need to be XTRA considerate ragarding their weopons and safety of those around, How easily this could have been avoided, by simply leaving the gun secured and locked, on his person.

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