COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A man fatally shot his 16-year-old daughter in the family’s Columbus home after he mistook her for an intruder, according to what the girl’s mother told police.
The mother called 911 after the shooting around 4:30 a.m. Wednesday and said the father had shot at someone he thought was breaking into the house after the security system was activated, authorities said.READ MORE: 25-Year-Old Man Arrested, Facing Homicide Charges In Deadly Bellevue Shooting
In a recording of the 911 call, the father asks his daughter what she was doing, and both parents beg for the girl, Janae Hairston, to wake up.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Weather: The Bitter Blast Is Here, How Long Will It Last?
The daughter was taken to a hospital and was pronounced dead a short time later, authorities said.
The shooting remains under investigation, and no charges have been filed.MORE NEWS: Report: Family Of Pitt Student Struck And Killed By Port Authority Bus To Receive Settlement
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