DBPD Investigating Shooting Involving Two-Year-Old Girl


UPDATE: (11-18-19) The Daytona Beach Police Department has released body camera footage of the incident. All sensitive material has been redacted and censored. You can find the video below.

UPDATE: (11-18-19) DBPD is charging the little girl's mother with child neglect. The mother's boyfriend is charged with giving police a false name. He's also charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. No names have been released at this time.

Daytona Beach, FL - Daytona Beach Police say a two-year-old girl is expected to survive after she was shot in the leg this morning (November 17). Dispatchers received a call around 10:50 a.m. about someone being shot inside an apartment located in the 500 block of Jean Street.

The little girl was taken to Halifax Health Medical Center, then transferred to Arnold Palmer Children’s Hospital in Orlando for further treatment.

Initial investigation confirms the bullet was fired from inside the apartment. Police do not believe the shooting was a random act. At this time, no decision has been made as to who might be charged and what they might be charged with. No one is in custody.

The investigation continues. We'll pass along update as they become available.



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