GASTONIA, N.C. (WJZY) – A 7-yr-outdated female who was shot in the head by her uncle very last 7 days died from her accidents Tuesday, according to North Carolina law enforcement.
Officers arrested Jeremy Quintrel Lewis, 30, very last week. He is accused of killing his niece April 13 at a house in Gastonia, a town just west of Charlotte.
According to the Gastonia Law enforcement Dept. report, witnesses at the scene mentioned that a rap songs movie was currently being filmed at the home. For the duration of filming, the homeowner allegedly handed a gun to Lewis who fired the weapon, sending a bullet as a result of a wall and into one more home, exactly where it struck the child, police mentioned.
The 7-year-outdated was taken to an region medical center where she died this 7 days.
Lewis was to begin with billed with assault with a lethal weapon with intent to kill or inflict serious damage, discharging a weapon into an occupied house and possession of a firearm by a felon.
He now faces an additional count of second-diploma murder.
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