Arrest Made In Fatal Shooting Of 11-Year-Old Chicago Girl

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Arrest made in fatal shooting of 11-year-old Chicago girl

Takiya Holmes, left, died Tuesday. Kanari Gentry-Bowers is in critical condition.

Story highlights

  • Atwan Jones, 19, has been charged with murder
  • Takiya Holmes,11, died after being struck in the head by a stray bullet

(CNN)A 19-year-old man has been charged with murder in connection with one of three shootings involving children in Chicago during a three-day period, police Superintendent Eddie Johnson said Wednesday.

The suspect, Atwan Jones, could face additional charges related to the shooting of 11-year-old Takiya Holmes, who died after being struck in the head by a stray bullet while sitting in the backseat of a minivan on Saturday, police said.
Takiya did not regain consciousness after the shooting and died Tuesday morning “in her mother’s arms,” according to a

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