Sioux Falls man faces manslaughter charges after accidental shooting

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSFY) - Sheldon Pettibone is facing manslaughter charges after shooting a woman and killing her unborn baby.

The charges stem from an incident that happened on Sunday afternoon.

Police say Pettibone was cleaning a gun when it went off and struck Melanie Pettibone in the leg. The bullet traveled through her uterus, striking the child.

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