MEMPHIS, Tenn. — FOX13 is learning more about an unbelievable tragedy, the shooting death of a 12-year-old boy.
Police said the suspect, Caterrious Williams, shot the boy, Devin Johnson, at close range after demanding that the boy's sister (his girlfriend) make him something to eat.
The victim told officers that on September 30 in the 2400 block of Dana, Williams came over and demanded that she make him food.
The female victim said she told Williams no, and he pulled a handgun from under the mattress and put it to her head.
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She told police she and Williams got into a physical altercation. She said Williams heard a noise in the kitchen and told her to go look.
The woman said she went to the kitchen, and when she walked back into the bedroom, she saw Williams standing over her 12-year-old brother and saw the gunfire.
The woman said Williams ran past her out of the house.
She said she ran to her brother and put a towel on his head. He was shot once on the left side of the head and died from his injury.
Williams is charged with first degree murder, aggravated child abuse, and aggravated assault.
No bond has been set.
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