13-year-old girl charged with reckless shooting of teen, police say

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FOX13 has learned new details about the shooting death of a 16-year-old girl.

The shooting occurred at around 8 p.m. on November 21 at a home on the 2700 block of Curtis Street, in Parkway Village.

The victim was found with a gunshot wound.

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She was taken to a hospital in critical condition and was later pronounced dead, Memphis police said.

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MPD said an investigation showed the victim was in the house with friends when the shooting took place.

One of the friends, a 13-year-old girl, was with other children passing a gun around, MPD said.

The gun went off and hit the victim.

The 13-year-old is now charged with reckless manslaughter.

MPD said 30 children have been violently killed so far this year; Of those, 22 were homicides, six negligent homicides, and two justifiable homicides.

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