A suspect has reportedly been taken into custody in connection with the shooting death of Jazmine Barnes, a 7-year-old Texas girl who was struck by a bullet while traveling in a car with her family on Dec. 30.
A second suspect may be in custody as well, multiple sources told Houston’s FOX 26.
The Harris County Sheriff’s Office issued a Twitter message saying only that the case had “taken a new direction,” with “persons of interest” being interviewed.
Multiple sources say a suspect is in custody in the shooting death of 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes, along with a possible second suspect. Sources say the alleged shooter is black, not white. and also, the shooting may have been gang-related.https://t.co/dVqFI6be5G
— FOX26Houston (@FOX26Houston) January 6, 2019
Sadly the media, based on the family’s declarations, had tried to exploit this tragedy as a hate crime, here, here, here though the child, mother and sister witness descriptions which described the shooter as white seemed “off”.
Shaun King was right on this file