Suspect arrested after Garden City boy shot, killed

The Garden City Police Department confirmed that an 11-year-old boy was shot on April 12, and died on April 20.

Suspect arrested after Garden City boy shot, killed
William McDonald. (Source: Chatham County Jail)

GARDEN CITY, Ga. (WTOC) - UPDATE: The Garden City Police Department has made an arrest in the shooting death of an 11-year-old boy.

William McDonald was arrested on murder charges on Monday afternoon with the assistance of the U.S. Marshal's Service. He is also facing charges for aggravated assault.

Police say the shooting happened on Second street on April 12. The boy was taken to the hospital where he died on April 20.

The boy’s mother, Shameka Brumfield, had also been arrested for Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon and False Statements.

Shameka Brumfield
Shameka Brumfield (Source: Chatham County Sheriff's Office)

PREVIOUS STORY: The Garden City Police Department confirmed that an 11-year-old boy was shot on April 12, and died on April 20.

Police say it happened on Second Street and when he was taken to Memorial Hospital, he was in critical condition.

GSPD says they are continuing to investigate the case, and the boy’s mother, Shameka Brumfield, has been arrested.

Brumfield is charged with Receipt, Possession or Transport of Firearm by Convicted Felon or Felony First Offender and False Statements or Writings Conceal Facts or Fraudulent Documents in Matters of Government.

An autopsy is scheduled.

They ask that if anyone has any information to call the Lead Detective, Cpl. Rodriguez at 912-966-7787.

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