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Sheriff: Baby shot and killed, woman arrested

Investigators say Tamika Stallworth fired a gun into a car, hitting a 10-month-old child.
Credit: Monroe County Sheriff's Office

PETERMAN, Ala. — An Alabama woman is being held on $750,000 bail charged with murder in the death of an infant.

The Monroe County Alabama Sheriff's Office says on Christmas Eve, Tamika Stallworth fired shots into a car in Peterman, Alabama, hitting 10-month-old Jamaya Austin in the face.

The baby was taken to a hospital where she died.

The investigation is ongoing.

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