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Youngstown grandmother guilty of charge filed after shooting death of 4-year-old

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - A grandmother is found guilty of child endangering after her four-year-old grandson, is fatally shot in Youngstown.

52-year-old Pamela Easterly, told investigators she was in the living room of her Fairgreen Avenue home on the night of July 7, when she heard a gunshot from another room that claimed the life of her grandson Raytwon Briggs.

Investigators believe children were playing with the gun, when it went off.

The grand jury that indicted Easterly alleged that she recklessly created a risk to the child's safety by violating her duty to protect him.

Easterly will be sentenced at a later date.

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