PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A convicted felon wanted in connection with the shooting death of a 3-year-old girl turned himself into police around 2 p.m. Friday.
40 y/o Paul Parrish in custody in connection w/ shooting death of Yasha Ross. KDKA TV NEWS@6 pic.twitter.com/WXbUYLPnm8
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Paul Parrish, 40, was one of several people in the basement of a Mount Washington home last Sunday, smoking marijuana, when 3-year-old Yasha Ross shot herself in the chest.
Parrish told police that the gun involved belonged to a former girlfriend, who owed him money after he paid some of her fines. He was keeping the gun, until she paid him back.
As a convicted felon Parrish was not legally allowed to have a gun.
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