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The father of  a two year old Cleveland boy has been charged with one count of aggravated murder.

Cleveland homicide detectives announced the charges Wednesday morning.

Derrice Alexander, Jr. was shot at 2700 Washington. Police say Derrice Alexander, Sr. and his son’s mother were arguing around 5:30 a.m. Tuesday morning when he fired one shot through the door.

The bullet hit and killed his son.

The toddler was rushed to Lutheran Hospital and pronounced dead. The Cuyahoga County medical examiner says he died from a gunshot to the head and neck.


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