Police: 8-year-old wounded in domestic-related Sanford shooting dies

Posted at 10:06 AM, Mar 28, 2017

Sanford Police say the 8-year-old injured in a domestic-related shooting in Sanford on Monday has died of his injuries. 

Branden D. Christian, 8, died just before 8 a.m. on Tuesday. 

The youngest child still remains in critical condition at the Arnold Palmer Hospital. The child's Grandfather, Bertis Gerard Herring Jr., still remains in critical condition as well. 

Larazo Paredesquelite and Rakeya Jackson remain in stable condition. 

Sanford police continue to investigate the shooting. 



Chief Smith stated "It is heart breaking to know that this young child lost his life needlessly, and in such a violent manner. Our hearts and prayers are with his family during this tragedy. We will continue to focus on the case against Allen Cashe and to seek justice for all of the victims and their families."

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