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3 men arrested in fatal shooting of Milwaukee girl, 5

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Laylah's father, R.J. Petersen, thanked police for their work in finding those believed to be responsible for his daughter's death. Laylah's father, R.J. Petersen, thanked police for their work in finding those believed to be responsible for his daughter's death.
Twenty-four-year-old Paul Farr and 20-year-old Carl Barrett were arrested on October 14 in Milwaukee. The third suspect, 23-year-old Arlis Gordon, was arrested in suburban Chicago on October 17 on unrelated charges. Twenty-four-year-old Paul Farr and 20-year-old Carl Barrett were arrested on October 14 in Milwaukee. The third suspect, 23-year-old Arlis Gordon, was arrested in suburban Chicago on October 17 on unrelated charges.
MILWAUKEE -

Milwaukee police have arrested three men in the killing of a 5-year-old girl who was shot while sitting on her grandfather's lap.
    
Police Chief Edward Flynn became emotional as he announced the arrests during a news conference Tuesday.
    
Flynn says he took a personal interest in the investigation into the slaying of Laylah Petersen last November.
    
Police say two of the men have been charged with party to first-degree reckless homicide and the other is in custody for aiding a felon. Flynn says the shooters repeatedly fired at the Laylah's grandparents' house, believing they were targeting the home in retaliation for a homicide acquittal. That house was four blocks away.

Twenty-four-year-old Paul Farr and 20-year-old Carl Barrett were arrested on October 14 in Milwaukee. The third suspect, 23-year-old Arlis Gordon, was arrested in suburban Chicago on October 17 on unrelated charges.
    
Laylah's father, R.J. Petersen, thanked police for their work in finding those believed to be responsible for his daughter's death.

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