• MPD: Teen arrested after shooting 18-year-old girl in chest

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    A teenager was shot overnight in North Memphis, and another teen is now arrested and facing charges.

    Police say a 17-year-old was playing around with a gun at home around 1:15 a.m. when he shot an 18-year-old girl in the chest. 

    The teen's mother took her to Regional One by private vehicle, where she remains in critical condition.

    The victim told police she was in the living room with her sister getting a perm with Tavarius McKay pulled out a gun and started waving it around. She said the gun went off and struck her.

    McKay surrendered to police and was arrested. He is charged with aggravated assault. 

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