Second man charged with capital murder of Jazmine Barnes, 7

The casket of Jazmine Barnes 7 is carried into Houston's Community of Faith Church on Tuesday

The casket of Jazmine Barnes 7 is carried into Houston's Community of Faith Church on Tuesday

The Harris County Sheriff's Office say 24-year-old Larry D. Woodruffe was charged Tuesday with capital murder in the December 30 slaying of Jazmine Barnes.

This photo provided by the Harris County Sheriff's Office in Houston shows Larry D. Woodruffe.

Jazmine Barnes was being remembered Tuesday at The Community of Faith in Houston.

Prosecutors said Eric Black Jr. confessed to driving the vehicle from which Jazmine was shot, and a gun found in his home was consistent with eight shell casings found at the scene. LaPorsha Washington, Jazmine's mother, said she noticed a red or maroon pickup truck stop next to them at a red light.

Sheriff Ed Gonzalez had initially described Jazmine's killer as a white male in his 40s with a beard, based on witness accounts.

News of Woodruffe's indictment came the same day as a funeral for Jazmine, which drew hundreds of people.

Both Eric Black and Larry Woodruffe were arrested on Saturday as the result of a tip-off, Harris County Sheriff's Office said.

Investigators allege Woodruffe was the gunman and Black the getaway driver.

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Woodruffe, who has previous convictions for assaulting a family member and possessing a controlled substance, was arrested last week on suspicion of drug possession and later charged with Barnes' murder, according to jail and court records.

Woodruffe, 24, will be in court Wednesday morning.

"We are still heartbroken at the thought of a seven-year-old innocent child losing her life in such a violent way", Deric Muhammad, an organizer of a rally in Houston to demand "Justice for Jazmine", said in a statement Monday. The suspect was apprehended after an anonymous tip passed along by journalist and activist Shaun King implicated two men identified as "LW" and "EB" in the shooting. The girl's killing prompted an outpouring of support for her family from celebrities and ordinary people across the country.

Jazmine's short, white casket could be seen covered in flowers as pallbearers rolled it into the church ahead of the funeral.

Purple was Jazmine's favorite color. Please do not be unhappy just because I'm just outside of sight.

"I'm writing this from heaven where I dwell with God above, where there are no more tears, pain or sadness, just eternal love".

"She wanted to be a teacher, and I'm going to say to you that she's still teaching", Turner said.

Jazmine's mother and father were the first to speak at the funeral, and both of them started by expressing gratitude to the church and community.

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