6-year-old Akron girl dies nearly 2 weeks after she was shot while sitting in a vehicle
AKRON, Ohio (WOIO) - A 6-year-old girl died from her injuries Tuesday nearly two weeks after she was shot while sitting in a vehicle.
Marviya Jones was hit by a bullet on Sept. 10 while sitting in a vehicle with five other children near Copley Road and Orlando Avenue.
Akron police said Marqualle Clinkscales, 23, and Corey Jemison, 39, were shooting at each other after an argument and Jones was hit by a stray bullet.
Both suspects were arrested the day of the shooting and on Wednesday morning, police filed additional charges against them.
Clinkscales is now charged with three counts of felonious assault and tampering with evidence.
Clinkscales was arrested after a vehicle pursuit a short time after the shooting.
Akron police said Jemison was the driver of the vehicle involved in the shooting.
The vehicle was found disabled on Greenwood Avenue and Jemison was taken into custody on Delia Avenue, according to police.
Jemison is now charged with murder and six counts of child endangering.
A second child in the vehicle suffered minor injuries after being grazed by a bullet, said police.
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