Family member arrested in fatal child shooting

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AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF): The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office has arrested one man in connection to the shooting of an 8-year-old earlier Sunday.

Terrence Brown, 25, has been charged with Involuntary Manslaughter and Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Crime.

Sgt. Monica R. Belser with the Sheriff’s Office tells us Brown is a related to the victim. We do not yet know how the two are related.

Count on NewsChannel 6 to keep you updated as more information comes available.

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AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF): We now know the name of the child who died after he was shot Sunday afternoon.

The victim has been identified as 8 year-old Darrell Brown.

The Richmond County coroner confirms Brown died from a single gunshot wound by a family member.

He was taken to Docotrs Hospital, but is now being transported to the GBI Lab for an autops

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