Hutson Grace Jr.

Hutson Grace Jr., 33, is charged with mansalughter

MOLINE ACRES, Mo. (KMOV.com) -- A 33-year-old man is charged with manslaughter after investigators said he his gun went off and killed a man at a home in Moline Acres Saturday.

According to police, Hutson Grace Jr. went to Michael Dillingham's home on Gardner Drive Saturday with a gun, beer, and marijuana. 

Grace Jr. then reportedly drank the beer and smoked weed while assembling his gun. 

Once it was assembled he allegedly pointed it at Dillingham multiple times despite being repeatedly warned not to. 

As he was putting a trigger lock on the gun, police said the gun discharged, hitting Dillingham in the head and killing him. Dillingham was 36. 

Police said a witness saw the entire incident and Grace Jr. later admitted to what happened. 

He was charged with first degree manslaughter and is being held on a $250,000 cash-only bond. 

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.