Third teen arrested in 11-year-old Wisconsin girl's death

Updated: 2:08 p.m. on Aug. 20, 2020 

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Police in Madison have arrested a third teenager in connection with an 11-year-old girl's shooting death.

The Wisconsin State Journal reported Thursday that police arrested the 17-year-old boy on Wednesday afternoon.

Police Chief Vic Whal said the boy was armed with a handgun when he was arrested. Nineteen-year-old Perion Carreon and 16-year-old Andre Brown were charged with homicide on Tuesday in connection with Anisa Scott's death.

The girl died after she was shot in the head while she was riding in a car in Madison on Aug. 11.


Published: 10:21 a.m. on Aug. 19, 2020 

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Two teens have been charged with fatally shooting an 11-year-old Madison girl and attempting to kill her mother's boyfriend, who investigators say was the intended target of the gunfire.

Eleven-year-old Anisa Scott suffered a gunshot wound to the head as she rode in an SUV driven by Christopher Carthans on Aug. 11.

Police have said Carthans was the target of gunfire from another vehicle, but haven't said why.

A criminal complaint filed Tuesday in adult court charges 19-year-old Perion Carreon and 16-year-old Andre Brown, both of Madison, with first-degree intentional homicide and attempted first-degree intentional homicide.

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