A Louisiana man is behind bars after police said he opened fire at a Shreveport apartment complex Friday, killing a 2-year-old girl and injuring the child's father.
According to the Shreveport Times, Ta'Darius Upshaw, 19, of Shreveport, was charged with second-degree murder and aggravated assault after he surrendered to police Saturday. He was jailed on $750,000 bond, the newspaper reported.
Police said the deadly shooting happened about 5:30 p.m. Friday at the gate of the Linwood Homes apartment complex. Roderick Robinson, 22; his toddler daughter, Kynsley; and another man were inside a car when someone in a second vehicle began shooting, striking Kynsley in the head and Robinson in the leg, KSLA-TV reported.
First responders rushed the victims to a nearby hospital, where Kynsley died about 1 p.m. Saturday, according to the Times.
If you have information about the incident, call Crime Stoppers at 318-673-7373, visit www.lockemup.org or leave a tip via the P3 Tips mobile app.
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