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Timeline: Here's how the Jazmine Barnes case developed

Jazmine Barnes is seen in this undated family photo taken from a GoFundMe page that was created by her family after she was shot and killed Dec. 30, 2018. (Chris and Heather Sevilla/GoFundMe)

HOUSTON – The case of a 7-year-old girl in Houston who was shot in the head when a gunman fired into her family's car has captured the attention of the nation.

Jazmine Barnes was killed Dec. 30 in what deputies later described as a case of mistaken identity. Arrests were made a week later.

Here's a timeline of how the case developed.


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