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Community reacts to shooting of Tupelo student

Community reacts to shooting of Tupelo student

Posted: Mon Mar 19 21:07:44 PDT 2018
Updated: Mon Mar 19 21:07:44 PDT 2018

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doesn't know what consequences the boy will face and said he has never had a case like this before.... as rebecca butcher shows us....the incident is weighing heavy on the community butcher this was the unthinkable. the loss of 14-year-old dijonae white...shot by her 9-year-old brother. people i spoke to were at a loss for words, saddened by the young age of those involved. they tell me their prayers are with the family. neighbors and community memberstell me they are hurting and mourning alongside the family of dijonae white.. "hopefully nothing like this will happen again especially kids those ages." a 14-year-oldtupelo middle school student who played basketball...wastalented and loved by her peers.. a 14-year-oldtupelo middle school student who played basketball...wastalented and loved by her peers.. flora buchanan who works just down the highway from where the shooting happened says it's one thing to lose a young child but under these circumstances.. "triple tragic i would put it. that makes it even worse.i mean it was tragedy, but it blows it way out there." an unbelievable tragedy the family must now work through together.. "god have mercy on his soul is all i can say for him and as for the family, god be with you all." it's a tragic reality that's setting in for the community as the family makes funeral arrangements. the investigation is ongoing. live in monroe county, rebecca butcher wtva nine news. dijonae white was not only a
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