Mother of boy suspected of fatally shooting 1-year-old appears in court

CLEVELAND-- The mother of a 10-year-old boy accused of shooting and killing a baby appeared in Cleveland Municipal Court Friday morning.

Brittney McTier, 31, of Cleveland, is charged with obstructing justice and endangering children.

The judge set a personal bond and ordered court-supervised released.

McTier is already on federal probation on bank fraud-related charges.

Police and paramedics were called to a house on Rexwood Avenue near East 143rd Street Saturday evening. The victim, 1-year-old Isaiah Martin, was taken to MetroHealth Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

The Cleveland Division of Police said investigators believe a 10-year-old boy was the shooter. He has not been charged.

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