13-year-old boy, 26-year-old man charged in fatal northeast Memphis shooting

13-year-old boy, 26-year-old man charged in fatal northeast Memphis shooting
Boy shot, killed in northeast Memphis (Source: WMC Action News 5)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - A 13-year-old boy and a 26-year-old man are each facing charges of negligent homicide following the shooting death of a 9-year-old in northeast Memphis Friday evening.

Lindsey Williams is also facing charges of reckless endangerment and disorderly conduct.

Memphis police responded to the Canterbury Apartments Friday to find a boy had been shot inside an apartment. Further investigation revealed the 13-year-old allegedly accessed an unsecured firearm and shot the boy.

The child was pronounced dead on the scene.

Williams is set to face a judge Monday at 9 a.m.

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