MEMPHIS, Tenn. - UPDATE AT 7:51a.m. at 11/11/17
Memphis Police have arrested and charged Shawn Moore in connection with the death of a 1-year-old Robin Keefer.
Moore is charged with criminally negligent homicide, tampering with evidence and being a convicted Felon in Possession of a handgun.
He is scheduled to be in court next week.
A 1-year-old has died after being shot at an apartment complex Friday morning, according to Memphis police.
The shooting happened in the 3500 block of Mendenhall around 7:30 a.m. The location is the Cedar Mill Apartments.
Mother and family members of the one year old who was shot this morning in Parkway Village gather outside of Le Bonheur Hospital. pic.twitter.com/pO1zQUxTNQ— Jeremy Pierre FOX13 (@JeremypierreFOX) November 10, 2017
The 1-year-old was transported to Le Bonheur in critical condition but did not survive.
The 1-year-old victim that was shot at 3527 S. Mendenhall has died. This is now an ongoing homicide investigation.— Memphis Police Dept (@MEM_PoliceDept) November 10, 2017
The 24-year-old person of interest is still at large.
Family of the one-year-old girl who was shot in Parkway Village gathered at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital minutes after learning of the child’s death.
Wanda Keefer is the child’s aunt. She still can't believe what happened.
"It's just like a nightmare,” Keefer said.
Police said a 24-year-old man is a person of interest in the shooting. He ran away from the crime scene.
Keefer told FOX13 the man is a friend of the baby’s mother who was home when the shooting happened.
"We don't know where the gun was at, she had her back turned,” Keefer said. "We don't know if he dropped it, we just don't know at this time.”
The potential suspect has been detained, according to MPD.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.
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