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Fatal toddler shooting case going to grand jury

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PADUCAH, KY (WAVE) - The case against a Paducah man charged with manslaughter will go to a grand jury.

In court Tuesday Nicholas Barbee, 21, waived his preliminary hearing while wearing a white tie with the name Braydion painted on it.

Barbee was caring for his girlfriend's son, Braydion Matlock, 3, on February 9 when the toddler was fatally shot.

Barbee told police he accidentally shot the toddler. Police said the weapon was a 9 mm semi-automatic pistol.

Barbee is charged with second-degree manslaughter.

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