Blake Davis Charged After 9-Year-Old Daughter Shot In Head, Killed By 5-Year-Old In North Philly
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A father has been charged after his 9-year-old daughter was fatally shot in North Philadelphia on Wednesday. Police say a 5-year-old accidentally shot the girl in the head.
Police announced Thursday 39-year-old Blake Davis, the victim’s father, has been arrested. He has been charged with involuntary manslaughter, endangering the welfare of a child and other related charges.
The two children were home unattended with a 12-year-old at the time of the shooting.
The deadly shooting happened on the 2300 block of North Bouvier Street around 11 a.m. Wednesday.
Police say they were alerted to the incident by the 12-year-old, who called 911.
The girl was rushed to Temple University Hospital, where she was pronounced dead.
“I offer my deepest condolences to the Davis…