Girl injured, two arrested in West Memphis shooting

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WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. — Two people were arrested after a girl was injured in a shooting at a West Memphis apartment complex.

According to West Memphis Mayor Marco McClendon, the shooting happened at the Westwood Apartments on South Avalon around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday.

He said two men became involved in an altercation and someone pulled out a gun. Shots were fired and hit a window.

A girl was grazed by a bullet, but is expected to be okay. She was treated and released, police said. Police say the girl was 12; others said she was 13.

Wednesday afternoon, West Memphis Police announced two arrests in the case.

Kendarius Wright, 21, and Mikarious Oliver, 21, were both charged with one count of 1st-degree battery 1st, nine counts of terroristic acts and 13 counts of endangering the welfare of a minor in the 1st Degree. The investigation is ongoing, police said.

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