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Paintball fight left toddler dead. Teen suspect smirked in court, sparking near brawl

A brawl nearly erupted in a DeKalb County, Georgia, courtroom on Friday when a teen accused of killing a toddler smirked. The smirk prompted the toddler's mom to lash out at the 15-year-old suspect.
A brawl nearly erupted in a DeKalb County, Georgia, courtroom on Friday when a teen accused of killing a toddler smirked. The smirk prompted the toddler's mom to lash out at the 15-year-old suspect. Screen grab of a WGCL-TV video

A brawl nearly erupted in a DeKalb County, Georgia, courtroom on Friday when a teen accused of killing a toddler smirked.

The smirk prompted the toddler's mom to lash out at the 15-year-old suspect.

"What's funny? What's funny?" Roshanda Craig, the 3-year-old's mom, yelled at the suspect, Atlanta CBS-TV affiliate WGCL reported.

Deputies rushed to separate members of the victim’s family and the defendant’s family, the station reported.

Craig's son, T'Rhigi Diggs, slept in the backseat of his mother's car when he was fatally shot on Easter Sunday, the Atlanta Constitution-Journal reported.

Joe Marusak: 704-358-5067; @jmarusak.
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