MOROE COUNTY, Ala. (WALA) -- A woman is charged with murder after investigators said she shot and killed a 10-month-old child.

Monroe County Sheriff Tom Boatwright said Tamika Stallworth fired opened fire at a vehicle on County Road 42 in the Peterman community on Christmas Eve. According to the sheriff, one of the bullets hit 10-month-old Jamaya Austin in the face.

The child was taken to University Hospital in Mobile where she later died.

Stallworth was arrested on a murder charge and is being held on a bond of $750,000.

Tamika Stallworth

Tamika Stallworth

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