Garden City child shot and killed; mother arrested

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

Garden City child shot and killed; mother arrested
Shameka Brumfield (Source: Chatham County Sheriff's Office)

GARDEN CITY, Ga. (WTOC) - 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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