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Officer Accidentally Shoots Son

August 2, 2002

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NEW YORK (AP) _ A corrections officer who was emptying his gun accidentally shot and killed his 3-year-old son, police said.

Hernando Olaya, 31, was unloading the weapon Wednesday evening at his home in the borough of Queens, police said. A round fired, striking his son, Jonathan, in the right arm and chest.

The boy died at a hospital shortly after midnight.

Investigators said the shooting was an accident and no charges will be filed.

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