Gun owner indicted after teen shot, killed by 6-year-old brother

Gun owner indicted after teen shot, killed by 6-year-old brother
Tyree Washington was the owner of the handgun used. (Source: WMC)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - A grand jury indicted a gun owner after a 14-year-old was shot and killed by a 6-year-old.

The shooting happened in May in the Parkway Village area. Investigators said the 6-year-old got possession of the unsecured handgun and shot and killed his brother.

Investigators say 20-year-old Tyree Washington, the cousin of the victim, was the owner of the handgun that was kept in a drawer where the boys slept.

Washington was indicted on charges of aggravated child neglect involving serious bodily injury.

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