NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A 17-year-old boy was in police custody Saturday morning, facing an attempted murder charge in the shooting of a child six years younger in Brooklyn.
Kane Cooper was charged with shooting the 11-year-old girl around 8:30 p.m., as she stood at the corner of Gates and Throop avenues in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn. The girl, identified as Tayloni Mazyck was not believed to be the intended target.
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Police said Cooper was walking down Throop Avenue and began shooting at two other men who were walking out of a building on Gates Avenue. Tayloni was walking out of a nearby building and was struck in the neck by a bullet Cooper fired, police said.
The youngster was shot in the neck, and the bullet traveled down to her lower…
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