Police said a 12-year-old girl in Tennessee shot and killed a 16-year-old girl with a stolen gun early Sunday.
Authorities said the younger girl was allegedly holding the gun inside an apartment in Nashville when it went off and struck Wilson.
BREAKING: 12-year-old girl being charged with criminal homicide at Juvenile Court for the overnight fatal shooting of Brentrice Wilson, 16, at Falcon View Apts on E. Palestine Avenue. 12-year-old allegedly handling gun taken in car burglary when it fired, killing Wilson.— Metro Nashville PD (@MNPDNashville) December 31, 2017
The two girls and other youngsters had allegedly taken the gun from a vehicle in a nearby parking lot, the Associated Press reported. The 12-year-old suspect was pointing the gun at the others in the group, according to the AP.