Suspects charged in shooting of a 7-year-old set to appear in court

2 adults charged for shooting 7-year-old to appear in court

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Two of the three suspects accused of shooting a 7-year-old will appear in court Friday.

Alexander Lewis, Jr., Malik Martin and an unidentified 17-year-old are charged with attempted first degree murder and 13 counts of aggravated assault after firing shots into a home Tuesday night injuring a 7-year-old boy.

Child shot inside his own home

Police say both Lewis and Martin admitted to shooting at the home with 13 people inside.

Court documents say they found Lewis at a Southeast Memphis home, along with the red Nissan witnesses reportedly saw him in and three high-powered rifles and several rounds of live ammunition. Police say Martin was also at the home.

Two men, one teen charged in shooting of 7-year-old

It is unsure if the 17-year-old suspect will appear in court along with Lewis and Martin or have his appearances in juvenile court.

The 7-year-old victim is reported to still be in the hospital.

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