Jury selection begins for Youngstown man charged with shooting 9-yr-old

Devante Scott

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WYTV) – Jury selection is now underway for the trial of a man accused of shooting an elementary school student who was sitting at her kitchen table doing homework.

It happened in April of last year at a home on East Judson Avenue.

Police say Devante Scott fired at a house, hitting 9-year-old Kathryn Carter inside.

The bullet went through her chest, but she did survive.

Scott was charged with felonious assault in the case.

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