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Plea deal reached in case where Racine man fatally shot 3-year-old son

RACINE, Wis. (CBS 58_ -- The man charged after his young son shot himself made a plea deal in Racine County court on Friday.

He was scheduled for a trial starting on Monday.

Prosecutors say Jeffrey Pitt was drunk and fell asleep with a loaded gun in his waistband last July.

His 3-year-old son Jeremiah was sleeping next to him. Pitt says that when he woke up, the 3-year-old boy was dead. 

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