A shocking murder appears to have happened in Fawn River, Michigan.
Court records show a 9-year-old boy has been charged with open murder and felony firearms violations.Pauline Randolwas shot with a rifle and killed on Monday morning. A neighbor says his son heard screaming and minutes later, the police arrived.
The child is undergoing psychiatric evaluations at a state run facility to determine his state of mind. Randol adopted him about two years ago and the boy’s sisterHarley Martinsays he loved his new mom and was not a bad boy. The child’s mom used meth while pregnant with him so the Randol and other family members were concerned when his mental health made him snap recently.
The neighbor also says he wasn’t surprised the boy is charged.Joseph Lancasterexplained that the child had a violent streak. “I have grandkids. I have one the same age and I've got smaller ones. And he would stand in the tree line over there and point his BB gun at him and shoot at them."
No more details are available yet.