PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — A man charged in the fatal 2020 shooting death of a child in Portsmouth has been found guilty.
25-year-old Avery Setzer was convicted Wednesday in the shooting of 7-year-old Mylani L. Everette in late December 2020 in the area of Portsmouth Boulevard and Truxton Avenue.
Mylani was rushed to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. She later succumbed to her injuries.
A second victim in the shooting, a man, sustained non life-threatening injuries.
Setzer was one of three people initially charged in the shooting. The other two had their charges set aside earlier this week.
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