(WXYZ) – Samantha Eubanks, the woman who operated an unlicensed Dearborn home daycare with her husband, was recently convicted of child abuse and child abuse after she shot two children at the home in 2017, according to court records. was acquitted of the gun charges.
The incident occurred in September 2017 when a child at home daycare found a gun and shot and wounded two 3-year-olds.
The daycare was run by Samantha and her husband Timothy at their home on Harding Street.
Authorities said at the time that Timothy Eubanks had left two handcuffs unsecured in an upstairs bedroom. Timothy pleaded no contest in 2018 to six counts of second-degree child abuse and was sentenced in early 2019 to two years’ probation.
He was released from probation in March of 2020, according to the Michigan Department of Corrections database.