UPDATE: Memphis man charged in death of 6-year-old - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

UPDATE: Memphis man charged in death of 6-year-old

A Memphis man has been charged with in connection to the fatal shooting of a six-year-old in Frayser Monday morning.

Investigators charged Jerome Black, 19, with criminally negligent homicide

According to investigators, Charlris Fleming Jr., 6, suffered a single gunshot wound to the face and was pronounced dead at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital.

Officials said Fleming and another child were fighting over a handgun when it discharged, striking Fleming.

Investigators said the revolver belonged to Black, one of three adults who were inside the apartment at time of the shooting.

No other charges are expected to be filed in relation to the incident.

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