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Three US cops charged with death of eight-year-old girl near Philadelphia

US prosecutors have charged three policemen with the death of an eight-year-old girl near Philadelphia last year, dropping a murder case against two teenagers who were initially held.
 
Sharon Hill police officers Devon Smith, Sean Patrick Dolan, and Brian James Devaney are facing charges of voluntary manslaughter, involuntary manslaughter and reckless endangerment.
 
The officers opened fire on a vehicle outside a high school football game on August 27, after hearing gunshots a block away.
 
The policemen fired 25 bullets, striking four people including Fanta Bility and her 12-year-old sister.
 
The girl died in her mother's arms.
 
The police thought armed suspects were in the car.
 
Prosecutors had argued the tragedy was caused by two teens who fired at each other moments before.
 


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