Man suspected in shooting Atlanta child to appear in court - CBS46 News

Man suspected in shooting Atlanta child to appear in court

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ATLANTA (CBS ATLANTA) -

The man accused of shooting a child during a gun deal gone bad will be in court for a preliminary hearing.

Elrico Smith, 28, turned himself in last month.

Police said Smith shot 7-year-old Darious Calhoun Jr. on June 16 as he was riding his bike down the street. He was shot in the back and is recovering.

Smith will answer to several charges including child cruelty and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

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