Father fatally shoots 11-year-old daughter before turning gun on himself

first_imgAuthorities in Davie, Florida are currently investigating a shooting that left a father and his 11-year-old daughter dead.The incident was reported on Monday around 9:00 am at a home on Southwest 18th court and 145th avenue.The mother of the child called the police after she heard gunshots coming from one of the rooms.When authorities arrived, the child was pronounced dead at the scene while the father was transported to Broward Health North where he later died.Investigators say they believe the father shot the 11-year-old due to her “debilitating terminal illness,” before turning the gun on himself.The mother of the child was making breakfast at the time of the incident and was not injured.last_img

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