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Child dead, 1 in custody in connection to residential shooting

William Oliver mugshot
William Oliver mugshot(Memphis Police Department)
Published: Aug. 27, 2021 at 8:26 AM CDT
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - A child is dead and a man is in custody after an overnight shooting in Memphis, according to police.

Officers say a female juvenile was shot and taken to the hospital around 2:30 a.m. where she was pronounced dead.

Further investigation indicated the child was shot in a home on Timothy Drive near Elvis Presley Boulevard.

Memphis Police Department says 31-year-old William Oliver has been charged with reckless homicide.

The child’s age and identity have not been released.

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