Local resident has been sentenced to a year of probation after a boy in his home shot and critically injured a 6-year-old friend last year

Lawrence, KS – According to the court documents, his name is Rashun B. Lewis and he pleaded no contest in June to aggravated endangering a child.

Officials say that the 28-year-old man had no prior criminal history and state sentencing guidelines call for probation.

He will be required to write a letter of apology to the victim and his family.

The 28-year-old man will also be prohibited from owning or possessing a firearm.

This unfortunate incident occurred back in August 2020, when a 5-year-old boy found a gun in Lewis’ house and shot Tayshawn Mack Harris in the head. The 6-year-old was critically injured, but survived.