Prosecutor Wants Stronger Charge In Camping Trip Shooting
Updated: 10/03/2012 6:38 pm | Published: 10/03/2012 6:32 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (ABC 4 News) - Prosecutors in Juab County want a judge to reinstate a stronger charge against a West Haven man accused in the shooting death of his teenage brother on a camping trip.
Juab County Attorney, Jared Eldridge, is arguing that Eric Charlton was being reckless when he pointed a gun at his brother Cameron Charlton and pulled the trigger.
Cameron was shot in the head on May 28th while camping with family and friends at Yuba Lake State Park.
Police say it wan an accident that happened when the older brother was showing him the gun.
Eldridge wants a manslaughter charge and a jury trial.
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