- Associated Press - Monday, February 8, 2016

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - A man charged in a drive-by shooting of a 7-year-old girl in Memphis has pleaded guilty to a federal gun possession charge.

Prosecutors say 22-year-old Jordan Clayton entered the plea Friday in federal court in Memphis to being a felon in possession of a gun on April 14 - four days after Kirsten Williams died.

Clayton and three others are charged with first-degree murder in the girl’s death.

Investigators say she was deliberately targeted by the men when she was playing in the yard of a home April 10. Another girl who lived in the same home died in a drive-by shooting hours before Kirsten Williams was slain.

Clayton is scheduled to be sentenced on the gun charge May 5. He faces up to 10 years in prison.

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