Man Charged In Fatal Shooting Of 1-Year-Old Girl

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Police said they have arrested and charged a man in the fatal shooting of a 1-year-old girl in Memphis.

Officials with the Memphis Police Department announced Saturday they have charged Shawn Moore with criminally negligent homicide, being a convicted felon with a handgun, and tampering with evidence.

Police said the child was shot Friday morning at an apartment complex in the city.

Authorities who responded to the shooting blocked streets around the city to get the child to the hospital, but she was later pronounced dead.

Officials haven't provided further details on the circumstances of the child's death.

Shelby County Sheriff's Office records said the 25-year-old Moore was booked into jail Friday night. It was not immediately clear if he had an attorney.

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