Vigil Held For Nine-Year Old Jamyla Bolden Shot By Stray Bullet While Doing Homework

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The 9-year-old was doing her homework while seated on a bed in the 9200 block of Ellison when she was fatally shot around 9:30 p.m. on August 18.

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According to police, the bullets came from outside of the home.

Following the shooting, authorities said they received numerous tips.

The identity of the person taken into custody Wednesday afternoon has not been released.


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