Youth accused of shooting dead, teenager dies

A Georgia man has been charged with murder shoot death Two years after being shot in the neck in 2017, a teenage girl died in 2019, despite the fact that the shooting has been described as accidental.

Khia SampsonKnown affectionately as “Black Beauty” in her obituary, she was just 15 years old when she was mortally wounded by a gunman, with her death largely unreported by the press. Went.

He was put on life support for two years before dying at the age of 17.

Five years after the fatal shooting, kedrick tyres reynoldsDespite being in custody over the past five years for giving false information about him to police and violating his probation in a separate case, the 23-year-old is being charged with his death.

Teenage Girl Shooting Accidentally As Gun Discharged While She Handed It To Gunman

According to macon telegraphSampson, Reynolds and a two-year-old were in a Fort Lauderdale apartment on November 21, 2017, when the Bibb County Sheriff’s deputy said she was “handling a firearm that was said to belong to Reynolds. When Reynolds called Sampson When he took the gun from him, the gun went off, which hurt Sampson’s neck.”

It is unclear how Sampson and Reynolds may have known each other, although his obituary describes his death as “accidental”.

Despite the accidental nature of the shooting, deputies said Reynolds told investigators facts about the shooting that “were not found to be true,” The Telegraph reports.

Gunman charged with two counts of felony “despite malicious intent”

Earlier this week, a grand jury indicted her on two counts of felony, with prosecutors claiming that the shooting resulted in the girl’s death 28 months later, “despite the malice.”

Reynolds received two felony charges partly due to the fact that he was a first-offender probationer who had been convicted of marijuana possession six months before the shooting.

(Courtesy of Bibb’s County Sheriff’s Office)

One condition regarding his probation release was that he had to stay away from guns at all times. According to the Telegraph, Reynolds was found “within arms’ reach” of the .380-caliber pistol, which shot Sampson and the 9mm Glock handgun.

Officials did not say why it took nearly five years for Reynolds to be charged with Sampson’s murder, but his March 2020 death came amid the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, which has led to a widespread legal backlog across the country.

Victim’s cousin opened clothes shop after being shot

An online memorial to Nykhia can be found Here,

Meanwhile, one of Sampson’s cousins, Rodrika Murry, eventually opened a clothing store in her honor in Macon called Khia’s Closet Collection, as per last year’s WMAZ report.

Muri told the outlet that the store is unique in the meaning of the store’s name as well as the kind of clothing they offer.

She added that most of the clothes sold in the store are something “you’d find in Nykhia’s closet.”

Mari said that Nykhia always looked up to her and she was his biggest role model.

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