A man has been arrested and jailed after his young son was recorded waving a loaded handgun outside his Beech Grove, Indiana apartment. The father, identified as Shane Osborne, 45, was arrested on Saturday for the offense of neglect.Because in the material, circulated in the network, the minor is seen outside his apartment, alone and with only a diaper, playing with a gun.
In the doorbell video, the boy is seen walking around with his gun, sometimes pointed at himself. When the neighbors saw the newborn on Saturday night, the police got a call. “She told me: ‘Look what I have. Pop pop'”, The “On Patrol: Live” broadcast said a neighbor who captured the father’s arrest.
Police body cam footage shows the boy opening the door and moments later, Osborne appears, denying having a firearm in the house, but just before the police leave, A neighbor showed up with the video, As documented by the American media CBS.
Police then returned to the Osborne building and searched it, finding a 9 mm Smith & Wesson semi-automatic pistol on a desk. Inside the gun was a magazine which held 15 cartridges. fortunately, There was no cartridge in the chamber.
a tragedy averted
“We were very close to a terrible tragedy”Robert Mercuri of the Beech Grove Police Department said. “If there had been a bullet fired there, we can only imagine the misery we’re talking about now,” he said.
He said, “Just use your brain, be considerate, be responsible and know what is at stake.” Beech Grove police said the boy is now with his mother and the Department of Children’s Services is investigating the matter. It is unclear whether Osborne could face additional charges.
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