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6-year-old killed, teen brother arrested

5 years 5 months 3 weeks ago Saturday, August 05 2017 Aug 5, 2017 August 05, 2017 1:44 PM August 05, 2017 in News
Source: Associated Press
Image: WLOX
GULFPORT, Miss. - The teen-aged brother of a 6-year-old boy has been arrested for manslaughter after the child died from a gunshot injury.
Gulfport Police say the 16-year-old fired a single round Friday night striking Zaylan Sparkman who was taken to Memorial Hospital in critical condition but died shortly after. Police did not provide details surrounding the shooting.
WLOX-TV reports the teenager is being held in Harrison County Adult Detention Facility in lieu of a $100,000 bond.
It was unknown if he has an attorney.

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