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HIGHLAND PARK, Mich. – A relative says a 37-year-old Detroit man irate after hearing that his 15-year-old son had had sexual contact with a 3-year-old made the teen strip naked at gunpoint, marched him outside and fatally shot him.

Wayne County prosecutors yesterday charged Jamar Pinkney Sr. with first-degree murder in the shooting death of his son Jamar Pinkney Jr.

The boy’s mother, Lazette Cherry, told the Detroit Free Press that the teen told her he had sexual contact with a 3-year-old girl and that she phoned his father.

She said his father came to the house Monday in nearby Highlands Park, argued with the boy, made him strip and shot him to death in a nearby vacant lot as he begged for his life.

A judge has ordered Pinkney Sr. held without bond