Police: Accused child killer opened fire during dice game

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Wyatt Williams accused of firing gun during dice game in Louisville, stray bullet hit and killed 7-year old boy

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP/WTVQ) – Police say a man charged in the death 7-year-old Kentucky boy opened fire during a dice game near the victim’s home.

Dequante Hobbs Jr. was struck by a stray bullet as he ate cake at his kitchen table.

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Louisville police said Wednesday that 23-year-old Wyatt Williams was arrested and charged with murder. Police say Williams pulled out a gun during the dice game and opened fire on the evening of May 21.

The arrest came on the same day that Dequante would have started his second-grade year in school.