ST. LOUIS ( -- A Vinita Park man was killed in an apparent accidental shooting inside his home Monday night, police said.

A probable cause statement said Xavier McClain, 19, and his roommate, Jawuan Barner, were inside their home in the 8300 block of Flora when Barner accidentally pulled the trigger of a gun.

Jawuan Barner Mugshot

Jawuan Barner is charged with involuntary manslaughter.

McClain, struck once, was rushed to a St. Louis hospital, where he died.

Barner, 21, is charged with involuntary manslaughter and armed criminal action.

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