• Toddler accidentally shot and killed by 3-year-old brother in Memphis apartment, police say

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    MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Police made an arrest in the deadly shooting of a toddler at a Memphis apartment. 

    According to MPD, two toddlers – including the boy who was killed – were playing alone inside a Frayser apartment Monday afternoon.

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    Court records said the victim, who police identified as Ayden Robinson, was shot in the chest by his 3-year-old brother with a gun found in a dresser. 

    Investigators previously said the two toddlers were playing alone inside the apartment when the shooting happened.

    Ayden was rushed to Le Bonheur Children's Hospital but did not survive.


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    Nathaniel Wilkins, whose connection to the children is not known, and the victim's mother were taken to the homicide bureau in Downtown Memphis. 

    Wilkins admitted to police that the gun found by the children was his and he "left it in an area accessible to the children," according to the arrest affidavit. 

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