Man accused of 2nd degree manslaughter after accidentally shooting a woman

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An accidental shooting has turned into a manslaughter investigation.

Sioux Falls Police say Sheldon Pettibone was cleaning a gun on Sunday, when he accidentally shot a woman.

The woman survived, but police say she was pregnant and lost the baby as a result of the shooting.

He was originally charged with simple assault.

He is now accused of second degree manslaughter.

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