Man accidentally kills his girlfriend


Champaign – A Champaign man is behind bars after accidentally shooting and killing his girlfriend.


Police say 20 year old, Antonio Brown was improperly handling a gun, causing it to accidentally fire a round at his girlfriend 20 year old, Syndi Kay Blackwell of Williamsport, Indiana.


Blackwell was taken to Carle Hospital, but died several hours later. Brown is charged with unlawful use of a weapon by a felon, and aggravated discharge of a firearm.

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