CLAY COUNTY, TX (KAUZ) - Authorities say a man is behind bars tonight in connection to the deadly shooting of a child.
Kenny Lemons says that 18-year old, George Coty Wayman, was arrested on a capital murder charge.
Deputies were called out to Buffalo Springs Road in Vashti Tuesday.
They say it appears a child was shot with a 9 millimeter handgun.
That 3-year-old was rushed to United Regional Hospital in grave condition.
He died early Wednesday morning.
Wayman remains behind bars tonight in the clay county jail.
No bond has been set on that capital murder charge.