Felix Sabates' grandson killed in accidental shooting

Some tragic news has hit the Sabates family.

The 18 year-old grandson of Chip Ganassi Racing co-owner Felix Sabates died on Sunday. The incident happened in Palm Beach Gardens during a party when Feliciano and his friends were playing with a 9mm pistol.

The gun ended up going off and striking him. Feliciano, also known as 'Chany,' died at the scene due to a gunshot wound to the chest.

The 17 year-old shooter now faces a charge of manslaughter by culpable negligence. Mimi Sabates, daughter of Felix and aunt of Feliciano, posted a series of tweets on Twitter following the tragedy.

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Series NASCAR Cup
Drivers Chip Ganassi , Felix Sabates
Teams Chip Ganassi Racing
Article type Breaking news