A 1-year-old is dead after police in Memphis, Tennessee, say a 3-year-old sibling picked up and fired a handgun left on a bed by a 25-year-old man who is now facing charges, PEOPLE confirms.

Shawn Moore, the 25-year-old, was arrested Friday on charges of criminally negligent homicide, tampering with evidence and being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm, Memphis Police say.

“She was a sweet baby,” said Wanda Keefer, the aunt of shooting victim Robbin Keefer, reports local TV station WREG. “She was always smiling. Never cried too much unless she was hungry.”

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Police who responded to the shooting at 7:15 a.m. Friday say they arrived to find Robbin Keefer injured. She was taken in critical condition to a local hospital, where she later died.

“The investigation revealed that Keefer was placed in the bed and Shawn Moore also laid his firearm on that bed,” police alleged in a statement. “Witnesses then heard a gunshot and noticed the victim had been hit. Shawn Moore took the weapon and fled the …read more


Source:: People.com

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