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Man guilty of New Year's Eve 2011 shooting in Forest Grove

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FOREST GROVE, OR (KPTV) -

A man facing charges for a shooting in Forest Grove on New Year's Eve 2011 when a bullet grazed a young boy has been found guilty in court.

A jury found Jaime Moya of Cornelius guilty Friday night of unlawful discharge of a weapon and reckless endangering.

He was arrested in early 2012. Police said he admitted firing a gun in the direction of homes near Yew Court in Forest Grove on New Year's Eve 2011.

He told investigators he was celebrating the holiday and did not mean to hurt anyone. Officers said he also thought the rounds were hitting the ground.

Police said a stray bullet went through a fence, then the wall of a home and into a bedroom where a child was watching TV.

The bullet grazed the boy, who was not seriously hurt.

James Sanchez-Hernandez pleaded guilty in March to hindering prosecution and attempted tampering with evidence in this case and was sentenced to 15 months in prison.

Moya is set to be sentenced on Jan. 17.

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