MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A man was sentenced Tuesday to 35 years in prison for a 2017 road rage shooting that killed a 2-year-old girl, records show.
Tylan McCray, 25, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and three counts of attempted second-degree murder in the June 11, 2017, shooting, records show.
In addition, he will concurrently serve 12 years each for the attempted murder of the other victims, including the child’s mom and her two brothers.
The toddler, Laylah Washington, was shot on June 11, 2017, while riding with her mother in a white Nissan Maxima on Kirby Parkway. A bullet went through her head as she sat in the backseat with her two siblings.
Washington died from her injuries two days later.
McCray’s cousin, Brandon McCray, was also arrested in the shooting and charged with accessory after the fact to wit: first-degree murder, records show.
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