An 8-year-old Georgian girl who was shot in the head while stroking a horse outside


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Authorities in Augusta, Georgia, have begun investigating two suspects accused of shooting and killing an eight-year-old girl when she stroked her horse outside her home on Saturday.

Arbrie Leigh Anthony, an honor student at Jenkins White Elementary School, visited with her aunt and started the day playing outside. By Saturday night, she was local after police said two suspects driving on a red or orange Jeep Compass had fired as many as 10 bullets outside her apartment building. He was sentenced to death in the hospital.

According to police, they unleashed a rain of bullets in an area where neighbors had horses for their children to keep pets. One of the horses was also killed in the attack.

Richmond County Sheriff Richard Roundtree told reporters Monday, “I’m following up on all the incoming leads, but accepting the fact that no one knows who these suspects are. I can’t do it and I won’t accept it. ” “There are individuals in this community who know why they are there, what they are for, and who they are looking for, but they still couldn’t provide this information.”

“All violence with shooting is meaningless, but when it comes to children, we take it personally,” Roundtree called the firearm a “coward.”

Police are seeking the help of the general public to identify suspects in the car. The suspect may have had a black top or black stripes on the hood.

Meanwhile, Anthony’s family was left in shell shock by such a happy day ending in bloodshed.

“It was a normal Saturday, a normal day. She liked to play outside,” said Anthony’s aunt Jamila McDaniel. Augusta ChronicleI remember she came with her niece and brought a purple powerade a few hours before shooting. “I don’t understand why someone does that.”

“My brother is never the same,” she said of Anthony’s father. “What he stole from him from us is unimaginable pain and wounds. He took very precious things from us to very meaningless things.”



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McDaniel described her niece as full of courage and charisma. A student who likes TikTok and loves traveling. A Jenkins White Elementary School official said he plans to make the Grief Counselor available to staff and students in light of Anthony’s death.

Anthony’s father, Art Anthony’s boss, Jason Prouty, GoFundMe To help the family cover the funeral expenses, the eight-year-old said it was her father’s “everything and why he lived.”

The family is reportedly planning a march in honor of eight years old following her funeral.

“We are going to … [get] Arbury’s Justice, we will protest Arbury.Everyone knows about Arbury Lee Anthony, “McDaniel said. Chronicle..

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