A man apparently annoyed by a 7-year-old making faces and pointing a toy gun at him shot the boy to death through a window of the child's home, police said.

Carl Furguson, 31, of Sloansville was charged with second-degree murder in Sunday morning's death of John Effner, said state police Trooper L.D. Teetz.Furguson shot the boy with a .22-caliber rifle through the window of the mobile home where the boy lived in the hamlet of Howes Cave, about 30 miles west of Albany, said state police Investigator Joseph Karas.