Woman arrested in shooting of 5-year-old girl outside barber shop

Woman arrested in shooting of 5-year-old girl outside barber shop
Lenora Garner has been charged with attempted first-degree murder. (SCSO)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis police have arrested a woman in the shooting of a 5-year-old child.

The shooting happened Oct. 2 on Park Avenue.

According to an affidavit, Lenora Garner shot the child while firing shots at another woman’s vehicle.

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Four other children were in the vehicle and were not hit.

According to the affidavit, Garner and the woman became involved in a fight outside Supreme Cuts in the 3900 block of Park Ave.

After Garner began shooting, the woman discovered her 5-year-old daughter had been shot through her arm and the back of her shoulder.

After the woman flagged down an ambulance, the girl was taken to LeBonheur with non-life-threatening injuries.

Garner is charged with Attempted First-Degree Murder, four counts of Aggravated Assault and other crimes.