Fourth Arrest Made in the Death of King Carter

Police have arrested a fourth person involved in the deadly shooting of 6-year-old King Carter.

Court records show Tameka Thompson, 41, tried to get rid of the car her son used during the shootout. Thompson is the mother of 18-year-old Leonard Adams

Adams is one of three teens already behind bars for the deadly shooting.

The other two are Irwen Pressley and Tamar Teems. The trio is accused of a shootout between gangs, where 6-year-old King was caught in the crossfire walking to get candy at a corner store.

Carter's death sparked an outrage in the community. Rallies were held in his honor but also to make a plea to those who knew about the shooting to speak up.

“Please tell us that you saw something. Tell the police department that you want to be a part of solving this problem,” said Dade Commissioner Jean Monestime.

In the arrest report, police state her occupation as a drug dealer. The police report also states Thompson paid a man 50 dollars to get rid of the getaway car. The vehicle was found shortly after at a junkyard.

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