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Woman charged in connection to child's death

If you have information, please call Crimestoppers at 901-528-CASH.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Update: Tatyana Taylor is being charged with reckless homicide, tampering with evidence, reckless endangerment with a deadly weapon, and false reporting after a child was shot and killed Wednesday.

It was discovered that Taylor had left the gun out and unattended in the bedroom  when the 5-year-old child shot the 2-year-old. 

Taylor is currently being held on a $20,000 bond.


A family member tells ABC24 the child is 2-years-old.


The Memphis Police Department said, the 1-year-old was the only victim in this shooting.


A 1-year-old boy died Wednesday night after being shot in North Memphis.

Memphis police responded to a shooting in the 2100 block of Clayton Avenue just after 10 p.m.

Officers found two victims had been shot, including the one-year-old.

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The one-year-old was taken to Le Bonheur where he died.  The other victim was taken to Regional One Hospital in critical condition, but, no other information was released about that person.

There is no suspect information at this time.

If you have information, please call Crimestoppers at 901-528-CASH.

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