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Man sentenced in crime tied to accidental shooting of 4-year-old

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A man is sentenced for his involvement in the death of a 4-year-old boy in 2016.
Jayden Choate, 4, accidentally shot and killed himself in Elgin.
Dan Henriksen pleaded guilty to possessing a handgun while unlawfully using marijuana. That gun was used in the accidental shooting, investigators say. 
According to court records, Henriksen admitted to smoking marijuana with friends at the home the night before the shooting.
Court records say, the next day Choate, his 3-year-old brother, and 4-month-old sister were taking a nap in the home while his mother and a friend were sitting on the porch. Investigators say Choate woke up from his nap, found the gun, and accidentally shot himself in the head.
Henriksen was sentenced to 2 months in prison.
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