2 charged in connection with shooting that injured 12-year-old girl in West Memphis

2 charged in connection with shooting that injured 12-year-old girl in West Memphis
2 charged in connection with shooting that injured 12-year-old girl in West Memphis (Source: West Memphis Police Dept.)

WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. (WMC) - West Memphis police arrested two men in connection with a shooting which left a 12-year-old girl grazed by a bullet.

The shooting happened on South Avalon Street around 10:30 Tuesday night.

Police arrested 21-year-old Mikarious Oliver and 22-year-old Kendarius Wright.

Both suspects face multiple charges including battery, terroristic act and endangering the welfare of a minor.

According to West Memphis police, the 12-year-old girl was treated at the hospital and has been released.

This is an ongoing investigation.

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