Weirton Man Charged with Child Abuse Pleads Guilty


The Hancock County man accused of shooting his kids with a BB gun as a form of discipline pleaded guilty to his charges Thursday. 

Joseph Majewski pleaded guilty to three counts of child abuse resulting in bodily injury as part of a non-binding plea agreement.

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Majewski shot his kids with a BB gun back in February. One of his children reported it to a school official who then notified police. 

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Majewski’s jail sentence is now in the hands of Judge Martin Gaughan, which will be decided at a later date.

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