Mother charged in deadly shooting of 8-year-old

8-year-old Kendrielle Brye was a student at Brook Park Elementary. (Photo courtesy: Photos by Hoskins)
Tiffany White (Courtesy: Indianapolis Metro Police Department)

INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) — Indianapolis Metro Police homicide detectives have arrested Tiffany White, 38, for neglect of a dependent after her 8-year-old was shot and killed.

Kendrielle Brye, was brought to the fire station by a parent on March 24.

She was rushed to Riley Hospital for Children where she later died.

During their investigation, IMPD officers learned Kendrielle did not shoot herself.

That investigation led to Friday's charges against her mother, Tiffany White.

She's now facing neglect of a dependent causing death, unlawful possession of a firearm by a serious violent felon, possession of cocaine, and possession of a controlled substance charges.

Police have also been searching for Kendall Brye, the girl's father, for questioning in the girl's death.