Posted by Terry Alexander - email
CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) - A guilty verdict Thursday against a Chesterfield father whose 3 year old shot herself with his gun.
41 year old Marcus Mitchell went on trial Thursday morning on charges of recklessly leaving a loaded, unsecured gun near his daughter.
Police say Mitchell left the handgun on a dresser Thanksgiving Day.
His toddler found it, and shot herself in the hand.
Mitchell was fined almost $500.
He also is not allowed to own a gun until a court decides otherwise.