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Columbus Man Charged With Killing 12-Year-Old Girl In East Side Home

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Police say Cheyenne Stewart was fatally shot inside a home on Kenview Road South. Police say a boy was found shot across the street. He's expected to survive.

Police in Columbus say a man has been charged with murder after he shot two children, one of them fatally, on the east side yesterday.

Authorities say 12-year-old Cheyenne R. Stewart died of a gunshot wound shortly after 5:30 p.m. Sunday inside a home on Kenview Road South.

A 10-year-old boy is in critical condition at Nationwide Children's Hospital with a gunshot wound to his upper body. He's expected to survive.

Police have charged 59-year-old Milous Keith III with murder and felonious assault. He's being held in Franklin County Jail. It wasn't immediately known if he's represented by a lawyer.

The suspect is reportedly the children's uncle, and the shooting reportedly happened as the children were watching television with their grandmother.