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Final suspect arrested in connection to 7-year-old girl's shooting death in Portsmouth

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Posted at 10:51 AM, Dec 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-29 15:55:08-05

PORTSMOUTH, Va. - Portsmouth Police arrested the final suspect wanted for the murder of 7-year-old Mylani L. Everette and the malicious wounding of an adult male.

Police arrested 21-year-old Trevon Dionte Avery, of Portsmouth, Tuesday.

On Sunday, 25-year-old Antonyo Jamal Taylor was arrested for the murder of 7-year-old Mylani L. Everette and the malicious wounding of an adult male.

According to a news release, on Tuesday, December 22, 2020, around 2:25 p.m., a little girl and an adult male were reported as walk-ins at a local hospital to be treated for gunshot wounds.

On December 26, 7-year-old Mylani L. Everette succumbed to her injuries.

Avery Laquin Setzer of Petersburg, VA, 23, was arrested Sunday, and is in custody at the Portsmouth City Jail.

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