Last updated at 3:29 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 2


The mother of a 3-year-old who shot himself with a loaded gun he found in his home faces charges of manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide in connection with his death.


Brayden Heath’s mother, 22-year-old Elizabeth Morin, was charged on Jan. 28, and served a summons to appear in court on Feb. 4.


Brayden died on Aug. 5. Police were called to his home on the 4000 block of Olympic Terrace Circle just after noon when they received a report of a shooting. He was pronounced dead at 12:27 p.m.


Police said Brayden was not alone with the incident occurred — three other adults were in the home with him.