Oak Ridge Girl Dies at UT Medical Center

Knoxville (WVLT) - University of Tennessee Medical Center officials tell WVLT Taila Kneiser, the 8-year-old Oak Ridge girl shot in the head earlier this week, has died at UT Medical Center around 7:00 p.m. Thursday.

Funeral arrangements for Taila Kneiser are scheduled for Tuesday August 7th at Martin Oak Ridge Funeral Home. Visitation runs from noon to 2:00 with the funeral service to follow.

Oak Ridge Police say they're not allowed to comment on the shooting because of a court order. However, they have said they are still not sure who pulled the trigger.

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