Deontaye Smith was arrested Tuesday for the shooting that happened Saturday evening on Sunstone Drive. He is charged with two counts each of Attempted First Degree Murder and Assault with a Deadly Weapon with Intent to Kill.
Police say Smith has also been served with additional warrants for unrelated drug charges and a separate shooting that occurred on May 18th.
The Sunstone Drive shooting happened around 7:30 p.m. on Saturday night. Arriving officers located a 6-year-old girl suffering from a gunshot wound to the leg.
Officers applied a tourniquet to the girl’s leg until Medic arrived. She was transported to CMC-Main with non life-threatening injuries.
Police say the girl was playing outside when she was shot by a suspect inside a vehicle who fired multiple shots toward a home.
Anyone who has information about this incident is asked to call 911. The public can also call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600