13-year-old girl charged with reckless homicide after 16-year-old girl shot, killed in Tennessee

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A 13-year-old girl has been charged with reckless homicide after a 16-year-old girl was shot and killed in Memphis, Tennessee, police say.

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According to WHBQ, a shooting happened Monday evening around 8 p.m. in Parkway Village in Memphis, Tennessee. When officers arrived on the scene, they found a victim, a 16-year-old girl, with a gunshot wound.

The girl was taken to the hospital in critical condition, according to WHBQ. She later died from her injuries, Memphis Police Department said.

MPD said in a tweet Thursday morning that the victim was inside a house with friends when the shooting occurred. One of the victim’s friends, a 13-year-old girl, and other juveniles were passing around a gun. The gun then fired and hit the victim.

MPD said the 13-year-old girl has been charged with reckless homicide.

No further information has been released. The victim and the suspect have both not been identified because they are juveniles.

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