A BELOVED musician was stolen and shot by a gang of children outside his home in Nashville this week.
The five children between the ages of 12 and 16 were arrested Thursday following the brutal murder of Kyle Yorlets.
Roniyah McKnight (14), Diamond Lewis (15) and Decorrius Wright (16) as well as a 12-year-old girl and a 13-year-old boy were all charged in connection with the murder, the police said.
Under Tennessee law, the three elders can be identified for being charged with murder and over 13 years old, police said in Nashville on Friday.
It was not clear who of the young gang allegedly pulled the trigger. reports the New York Post.
All five were in a stolen Chevrolet Colorado pickup truck in an alley that ran past Yorlet's house on Thursday afternoon when they spotted him outside, police said.
They "interacted" with him before grabbing his purse and demanding that he shuffle the car keys, according to authorities.
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The police believe that Yorlets, who played in the local rock band Carverton, was shot dead when he refused.
Yolets – who was from Pennsylvania and was at Belmont University – came back to his house where one of his roommates discovered him around 3pm, police said in a previous statement.
He was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.
On Thursday night, the investigators had found the pick-up truck and found that the young people had gone to West Nashville Wal-Mart.
Policemen appeared there and took her into custody.
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A loaded 9mm pistol reported to have been stolen was recovered from them – and another loaded, supposedly stolen pistol was found in the store.
A Hyundai Santa Fe, with whom the teenagers had come to the supermarket, was also recovered.
Yorlet's mourning bandmates released a statement on Twitter on Friday.
"On February 7, 2019, we lost our brother, best friend and bandmate Kyle Yorkets," wrote Carverton. "We are in a state of shock and need to grasp the reality that lies ahead.
"We are heartbroken. Our condolences to this family and their relatives and all the life he touched.
"We'll never forget Kyle, and though he's gone too early, his legacy stays here."
A version of this article originally appeared in the New York Post.
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