- Brooke Craig was arrested in Frisco, Texas following a police chase
- Craig’s passenger in the car chase was the child’s father – she is not the mother
- She is being charged with capital murder in the death of the 7-year-old
MCKINNEY, Texas (AP) – A Texas woman is facing a capital murder charge in the fatal shooting of a 7-year-old child.
Police say Brooke Craig was arrested early Friday in a dead-end street in Frisco, a Dallas suburb, after leading police on a car chase. Police say her passenger was arrested for a parole violation.
A Child Protective Services spokeswoman says the passenger is the child’s father but that Craig is not the child’s mother.
This undated photo provided by The Collin County Texas Sheriff’s Department shows Brooke Craig. Craig, a North Texas woman is facing a capital murder charge in the fatal shooting of a 7-year-old child. Police say Brooke Craig was arrested early Friday, Dec. 29, 2017, in a dead-end street in Frisco, a Dallas suburb, after leading police on a car chase. (Collin County Sheriff’s Department via AP)
Police say they were summoned to a home in Greenville Thursday afternoon. At the same time, they were told a 7-year-old gunshot victim was taken to a hospital and died soon after.
Craig has been named in a capital murder warrant related to that shooting.
Greenville is 50 miles (80 kilometers) northeast of Dallas.
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