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Teenage stepfather shoots 3-year-old stepson to death for jumping on bed

By Mason White 3:46 PM May 22, 2016
George Coty Wayman 

By: Chan Yuan
(Scroll down for video) A teenager was arrested for killing his stepson as punishment for jumping on a bed.

18-year-old George Coty Wayman is accused of killing his stepson for not listening to him.

Police in Texas, were called to Fifth Wheel Trailer in Clay County, on reports of a shooting.

Wayman lied and told police that the gun accidentally discharged while 3-year-old Dominic Tra’Juan Castro was jumping on the bed.

However, witnesses told police that Wayman held the gun to the boy’s head and warned him to stop jumping on the bed or he will shoot him.

When the boy did not stop jumping on the bed, Wayman shot him in the back of the head. Police found evidence at the scene corroborating their story.

Castro was rushed to a hospital by a helicopter and the boy died of his injuries.

Wayman was arrested on charges of capital murder of a person under 10. His bail was set at $500,000.