Father shoots daughter in the eye


POSTED: Friday, July 26, 2013 - 12:35pm

UPDATED: Saturday, July 27, 2013 - 1:49pm

Brownsville police are investigating an incident of a father shooting his daugther at his residence.

On Thursday, July 25th at 5:00 p.m., officers were called to the El Conquistador Apartments, at 375 Billy Mitchell Road, in reference to a woman, 27, being shot in the right eye.

The father of the victim informed police that his daughter came by to collect personal items after moving out in February.

He told her he had none of her possessions and closed door assuming his daughter had left.

A few minutes later he heard noises coming from his daughter's old bedroom grabbed a pistol, opened the door and fired a shot into the room.

He then realized he had shot his daughter and called 911 for medical assistance and made a statement to police saying he thought it was his daughter's boyfriend breaking in.

The father has not been arrested, the daughter was transported to San Antonio for her injury and police continue their investigation.

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