Man appears in court in connection with shooting of 5-year-old

6:37 PM, Dec 24, 2011   |    comments
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Lakewood Police arrested 23-year-old Adam Laham on Friday after the child was shot inside an apartment. The boy was taken to the hospital where he later died. His name was not released.

Laham had an advisement hearing on Saturday morning where his bond was set at $40,000.

He is facing charges of child abuse resulting in death and criminal negligence.

It's believed Laham was a family friend from Kansas who was watching the children. Police believe he is not related to either child.

Police have not released details about the shooting.

(KUSA-TV © 2011 Multimedia Holdings Corporation)

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