GULFPORT, Miss. – A teen is in jail Saturday after police said he fatally shot his little brother.
It happened Friday around 6 p.m., in the 3600 block of Sabine Street.
Police said when they got there, they found 6-year-old Zaylan Sparkman suffering from a gunshot wound. Sparkman was brought to an area hospital, where police said he later died.
During the investigation, police said the victim’s 16-year-old brother was suspected of discharging a single round from a handgun, which hit the little boy. The teen was arrested without incident.
The teen’s bond was set at a $100,000.