Georgia teen killed as brother sells homemade gun, sheriff says

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ATLANTA (AP) — A sheriff says a 14-year-old Georgia girl was killed when her younger brother was trying to sell a homemade gun and he fired a shot at people who took the weapon without paying.

The shot struck Kyra Scott on Saturday and she died as her mother was trying to take her to a hospital.

Douglas County Sheriff Tim Pounds said Kyra’s 13-year-old brother and the man who was allegedly trying to buy a homemade gun, 19-year-old Yusef McArthur El, were both arrested Monday and charged with murder.

McArthur El is also charged with robbery-sudden snatch. The two were denied bond and remain in custody.

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