The shooting caused people to frantically run for cover along the crowded beach on Memorial Day.
The child's mother said she had asked him to call 911 for help but that a policeman arrived at their Mississippi home with his firearm already drawn.
A criminal investigation in Texas over the hesitant police response to the Robb Elementary School shooting is still ongoing a year after a gunman killed 19 children and two teachers in Uvalde.
Kyu Cho, Cindy Cho and their 3-year-old son were killed when a gunman opened fire at at Texas shopping mall, while their 6-year-old son survived.
Police said the 12-year-old boy fatally shot Sonic drive-in employee Matthew Davis, 32, with an AR-15 rifle.
A man accused of fatally shooting one person and wounding five others at a Southern California church last year has been charged with dozens of federal hate crimes.
A jury previously found the Canadian entertainer guilty in the 2020 shooting of rapper Megan Thee Stallion.
David Doyle, 58, told police he saw "shadows outside his home" and went to get his gun before shooting the girl.
The patch advertised a longtime catchphrase popular with the Proud Boys and neo-Nazis.
“People want a quick solution,” the Texas governor said. “The long-term solution here is to address the mental health issue.”