4-year-old Tuskegee boy shot over the weekend dies, mother confirms


UPDATE: The Tuskegee Police Chief tells News 3 the charges faced by Joshua Washington, who was taken into custody for the shooting of Davion Tarver, are in the process of being upgraded to Capital Murder.

TUSKEGEE, Ala. (WRBL) – The mother of 4-year-old Davion Tarver, a Tuskegee boy who was shot on Feb. 13, 2021, confirmed that her son has died. He passed away at 10:43 a.m.

“My baby gain his wings this morning 👼 I love you Davion Tarver daedae,” shared Beanca Cannon.

Previously, Joshua Washington, 18 of Tuskegee, was charged with Attempted Murder and Discharging a Firearm into an Occupied Building/Dwelling for the Feb. 13 shooting. He was taken into custody the evening of Feb. 14 and will be tried as an adult, according to the Tuskegee Police Department.

Joshua Washington

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