AmericaA 10-year-old Florida girl has been arrested after she shot and killed a woman who argued with her mother.
Witnesses told police that the incident happened on the night of May 30 when the girl’s mother, Lakrisha Isaac, 31, and victim Lashun Denise Rodgers, 41, argued outside an apartment complex in Orlando. .
The mother allegedly got aggressive by punching Rodgers and was punched in the back. Rodgers’ boyfriend was also present.
The man said he tried to dissuade the two women, but Rodgers still got into a fight. Witnesses claimed to have seen the girl reach into her mother’s backpack and pull out a gun before firing “one or two times” at Rodgers. The little girl then shouted “he shouldn’t have hit my mother”.
Police said the girl shot Rodgers twice in the head. The mother then grabbed the gun and pointed it at the victim’s boyfriend’s chest as he raised his hands. Then she ran into the apartment with her daughter. Rodgers was taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center but did not survive.
Police arrested Isaac on charges of manslaughter, neglect of children resulting in juvenile delinquency and assault with a gun.
The girl was arrested on June 7 and is currently in the custody of the Florida Department of Children and Families. Authorities have not released the girl’s identity.
Prosecutor Monique H. Worrell said her office has begun looking into the matter and will “take into account all facts, including the girl’s age and all surrounding circumstances, before making a report.” tie”.
“We want to make it clear that the office has not brought any charges against the girl,” Worrell said, adding that it was “one of the most tragic cases I have seen in my 22 years of practice”.
Huyen Le (Theo CNN)