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Mother of 10-year-old boy who shot 1-year-old child sentenced to 4 years in prison

Posted at 9:15 AM, Jul 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-15 09:15:32-04

CLEVELAND — The mother of a 10-year-old Cleveland boy who shot and killed a 1-year-old boy on April 20, 2019, was sentenced to four years in prison, according to court records.

Brittney Nicole McTier, 32, pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter and endangering children, according to court records.

Authorities said the shooting happened in the 14200 block of Rexwood Avenue. One-year-old Isaiah Martin was found with a gunshot wound.

The child was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. The 10-year-old boy was never charged for the crime. Authorities believe the incident was an accidental shooting.

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