2 charged in shooting that killed child

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Police in Memphis have arrested two men in a weekend shooting that killed a 7-year-old girl.

Police charged 21-year-old Brian Waller and 24-year-old Michael Love with reckless homicide, aggravated assault and reckless endangerment.

Investigators said Miranda Thomas was struck by one of several shots fired from a car early Saturday. The child was in an apartment when she was struck. Police arrived to find her on the floor with a gunshot wound.

Waller and Love were scheduled for a Tuesday court appearance, according to The Commercial Appeal.

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(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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  • by Anonymous on Sep 2, 2011 at 10:04 AM
    this is a very sad incident. shows ignorance on so many levels. my condolences go out to family for this tragedy, for one of the shooters was my cousin!! this is nothing that i uphold. i am in disbelief and very upset.

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