Boy, 11, accused of killing 8-year-old girl with shotgun

USA Today, 10/6/15

WHITE PINE, Tenn. — An 11-year-old boy is charged with murder after he fatally shot his 8-year-old neighbor, police said, and neighbors say it was because the girl wouldn’t let him see her dog.

Deputies were called to White Pine on Saturday night where they found MaKayla Dyer on the ground with a gunshot wound to the chest. She was taken to a hospital, where she later died.

Jefferson County Sheriff Bud McCoig said the boy, who has been charged as a juvenile, used his father’s 12-gauge single-shot shotgun to shoot and kill the girl from inside his house….

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