OPP, Ala. (AP) - Opp Police Chief Nickey Carnley has identified a 4-year-old by who was shot to death as Curtis Alexander Ruede.
The child was fatally shot on Friday. Carnley says 25-year-old John Curtis Davis, the boy's uncle, is charged with capital murder.
Carnley said Monday the weapon, which was identified Friday at a 14.5 mm rifle, was actually at .177 mm pellet gun.
Davis is being held in the Covington County Jail without bond. District Attorney Greg Gambril says a lawyer will be appointed to represent Davis this week.
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