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Fayetteville couple charged with child neglect

Posted October 21, 2011 9:02 p.m. EDT
Updated October 22, 2011 1:59 p.m. EDT

— A Fayetteville woman and her boyfriend have been arrested charged in connection with the shooting of a 4-year-old child. 

Investigators said Qunisha Edward's son shot himself with a gun on Aug. 26. Police were notified about a bullet lodged in the boy's hip two weeks ago.

Edwards turned himself in Friday night and was given $100,000 secured bond. 

Edwards, 26, and her boyfriend Vincent Massey, 25, are facing charges of child neglect, failure to store a firearm to protect a minor and contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile.

Massey also faces a charge of possession of a firearm by a felon. He turned himself in Saturday and receieved $185,000 secured bond.