Man holds gun to woman’s child

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NEWARK, N.Y. (WHEC) – Deputies in Wayne County say 26-year-old James Wright Junior had a woman drive him to Newark where he held a gun at the head of the woman’s child, burned the woman with a cigarette, and threatened to shoot the child if she moved Saturday night.

Authorities say Wright hit her multiple times with the gun, leaving bruising on her arms and legs.

The child was not hurt. Wright is in the Wayne County Jail tonight.