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Stepfather pleads guilty in connection to Newburgh boy's death

(AP) - The stepfather of a 10-year-old boy killedin an accidental shooting in the Hudson Valley has pleaded guiltyto having the gun illegally. Robert Gooding admitted in Orange County Court on Wednesday

News 12 Staff

May 22, 2014, 7:23 PM

Updated 3,681 days ago

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(AP) - The stepfather of a 10-year-old boy killedin an accidental shooting in the Hudson Valley has pleaded guiltyto having the gun illegally. Robert Gooding admitted in Orange County Court on Wednesday thathe brought the 9 mm semiautomatic handgun into his Newburghapartment and that he kept it loaded in a bag. Police say Brandon Scandrett was with his 6- and 8-year-oldstepbrothers and no adults were inside the apartment Aug. 2 when hewas shot. Officials have not said which boy had the gun when itfired.
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