Mother charged in non-fatal shooting of 13-year-old son
DETROIT – A mother has been charged related to the non-fatal shooting of her 13-year-old son by his 10-year-old cousin. Brianna Williams, 30, of Detroit, is charged with second-degree child abuse, a felony punishable by up to 10 years in prison, after her son was shot in the head by his cousin who found an unsecured handgun belonging to a relative of Williams. The incident happened around 12:30 p.m. on March 9 in the 19400 block of Justine Street in Detroit. Detroit police and medics were called to the scene for a report of a child shot in the head. “I do not understand why the adults cannot safely store their firearms.”Williams was arraigned on Monday, March 29, in 34th District Court.mlive.com
Detroit mother charged after son is allegedly shot by cousin who found unsecured handgun
DETROIT – Brianna Williams was charged with second-degree child abuse Sunday in connection with the nonfatal shooting of her 13-year-old son. Police believe he had been shot by his 10-year-old cousin, who had found an unsecured handgun belonging to a relative. Related: Parents charged in 2 separate shootings involving Detroit childrenAccording to authorities, it happened just after noon March 9. Police said officers were dispatched to a home in response to a child who had been shot in the head. Williams had been charged with second-degree child abuse and received a $2,000 personal bond.
Parents charged in 2 separate shootings involving Detroit children
DETROIT – In two separate Detroit shootings, parents are facing charges because their children got their hands on guns. The two shootings happened on the same day and now both sets of parents have been charged. Brianna Williams was charged with second-degree child abuse after her 13-year-old son was shot by his 10-year-old cousin. READ: Detroit mother charged with child abuse in non-fatal shooting of 13-year-old sonAccording to authorities, the 10-year-old found a gun that had not been locked up or hidden. Police said a 3-year-old found an unsecured gun and it went off, shooting himself in the arm.
Detroit mother charged with child abuse in non-fatal shooting of 13-year-old son
The suspect was expected to be arraigned in the 34th District Court after 11 a.m. on Saturday. DETROIT – A Detroit mother has been charged in connection with the non-fatal shooting of her 13-year-old son who was shot by his 10-year-old cousin. Brianna Williams, 30, is charged with second degree child abuse. Allegedly, the 10-year-old found an unsecured handgun that belonged to a relative of the suspect and shot his cousin in the head. AdNew Today: Detroit parents charged in non-fatal shooting of 3-year-old sonRelated: Detroit police giving free gun locks to residents to prevent accidental shootings involving children“This case came to our office on the same day as another child shooting case, as a result of unsafe storage of a weapon,“ said Wayne County Prosecutor, Kim Worthy.
Mom arrested in disappearance of 5-year-old daughter after remains found in Alabama
The mother of 5-year-old Taylor Rose Williams has been arrested and charged in connection with the girl's disappearance, authorities said Tuesday. Hours before police announced the arrest, investigators found remains that they believe to be Taylor in rural Alabama. Earlier Tuesday, police in Demopolis, Alabama, released a statement saying that the team searching for Taylor had found human remains. CBS affiliate WJAX-TV reports there were blue tents set up where the remains were believed to have been found. Taylor Williams CBS NewsThe child was reported missing from her Jacksonville, Florida, home last Wednesday.cbsnews.com