Jefferson County 3-Year-Old dies from being shot in the chest; Mother arrested

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December 25 2021 12:00 am

UPDATE: The Jefferson County Prosecutor says they are charging Andrew ‘Magic’ Burton in the case of a 3-year-old who was shot in the chest on Sunday.

Police say ‘Magic’ was in the house at the time of the shooting and he ran from the scene with the gun and is still on the run.

‘Magic’ is being charged with reckless homicide, endangering children, tampering with evidence, and having a weapon while under a disability.

A three-year-old has died in Jefferson County from a gunshot wound.

Police say Perris Coleman died from a high caliber pistol to the chest at Trinity Hospital.

Sheriff Fred Abdalla said the call came in at 5:30 PM Sunday and that the mother Kaifia Williams, age 30, Wintersville, was arrested for obstruction and endangering children.

Abdella tells 7News that there is a male subject at the house at the time of the shooting and he ran from the scene with the gun and he will also be charged once authorities find him.

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Jefferson County Sheriff’s say there is no threat to the people in the immediate area.

Abdella says they were told by the mother that they were originally looking for a drive-by a shooter and the child was shot outside the house, but Abdellla says the child was shot inside the home.

No name or description was given of the male suspect.

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