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Godfrey: Man charged with endangering child

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By Lakisha Jackson By Lakisha Jackson

(KMOV)-- A man has been charged for putting his seven-year-old son's life in danger.

Edward Crain, 30, was charged with endangering the life of a child.

Authorities said the child's mother reported that her son informed her that over the course of his weekend visitation with his father, Edward Crain, he fired a gun. Further investigation lead to the child was able to access a loaded 9mm handgun from Crain's night stand while Crain was asleep in another room. The child took the gun to his bedroom and fired it into a mattress.

Nobody was injured and Crain was able to get the gun back from his son and secure it.

Crain was arrested and the handgun used along with another handgun was taken as evidence.

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