MPD: Man charged after young girl killed in Whitehaven shooting

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A child is dead after an overnight shooting in Whitehaven Friday, police say.

William Oliver, 31, has been charged with Reckless Homicide in this case.

Officers were called to the Methodist South Emergency Room around 2:30 a.m. about a girl who had been shot.

Police said the girl had been taken to the hospital in a private car and had a single gunshot wound.

She did not survive her injuries.

Police said preliminary information indicated the girl was shot at a home in the 1300 block of Timothy.

The investigation is ongoing.

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