Trayshawn Smith Wiki – Trayshawn Smith Biography

A 3-year-old boy grabbed a gun at an Indiana apartment last week and opened fire, wounding both the boy’s mother and her friend, the latter of whom was wanted in connection with a murder case in neighboring Illinois. . Authorities in Lafayette, Indiana, say the shooting took place on May 18, last Thursday night, at the Romney Meadows apartment complex and left 23-year-old Trayshawn Malik Smith and 21-year-old Jalynn Artis , with injuries that are not life-threatening.

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The age of Trayshawn Smith was 23 years.

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Trayshawn Smith was killed by 3 years old

Both Smith and Artis went to Franciscan Health Lafayette East Hospital to receive treatment for those injuries, which appeared to be the result of a single gunshot. The Lafayette Police Department began their investigation and quickly discovered that Smith was wanted in connection with a murder case in Cook County, Illinois.


Lafayette, Indiana, is about a two-hour drive from Cook County, Illinois. Notably, neither Smith nor Artis lived at the residence where the shooting occurred, according to WTHR, who spoke with the godmother of the boy who fired the gun. The woman reportedly said that Smith and Artis were visiting; Smith is reportedly a Lafayette resident and Artis lives in Gary.

As of Monday morning, no charges have been issued in the apartment shooting, but Lafayette police officers are said to be in contact with the Markham Police Department about Smith’s arrest. The report also noted that the state agency for Children’s Services was contacted about the shooting. Tippecanoe County Jail records in Indiana reviewed by Law & Crime show Smith was booked nine minutes before midnight on May 18, just hours after the shooting.

As recently as March 28, another toddler, age 5, at the Romney Meadows apartment complex, allegedly gained access to an unsecured weapon and opened fire, killing his 1-year-old brother.


Over the years, there have been other examples of children accessing unsecured firearms, causing entirely preventable deaths or injuries to mothers, fathers, brothers and sisters. Such tragic incidents have even occurred during Zoom calls.Read More……

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