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Brother charged with fatally shooting brother

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A Hatfields and McCoys scenario results in a young boy's death and his big brother's arrest for his murder.

Police say Cardarius Webb, the 15-year-old Melrose High School student fatally shot April 29 on Spotswood, was shot by his 18-year-old brother Dewayne McKissack.

Memphis Police say McKissack admitted he shot his brother in front of a home on Spotswood.  He is charged with second-degree murder, two counts of attempted second-degree murder, three counts of aggravated assault and using a firearm to commit a felony. He is being held on $500,000 bond. 

Police say the younger sibling was throwing bricks at a neighbor's house when his older brother showed up and started shooting at the people that lived there.  Investigators say he accidentally shot his brother in the head. 

Affidavit of Complaint:

According to police this all started when the people who live in the home got into an argument with Cardarius' mother and assaulted her, which is why they say he was throwing bricks at the home.

The incident took place at around 3:30 p.m., April 29, in the 2700 block of Spotswood near Pendleton.

Cardarius was shot several times. He was pronounced deceased by first responders.

A first court appearance is pending for McKissack. Jail officials did not know whether McKissack had an attorney.

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