CLEVELAND - A 12-year-old girl called 911 after being shot by her father early Monday morning.
Officers were called to a house on 104th Street near Madison Avenue just before 4 a.m.
The girl’s mother, who was waiting outside, told police “my daughter is shot in there and she can’t move.”
The police report said officers kicked in the door, and then found the victim in a hallway on the second floor. She suffered a gunshot wound to the chest and is in critical condition at MetroHealth Medical Center.
Cleveland police said the father, Robert Arnold, shot himself in the head. His body was found in a second-floor bedroom and was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police said Arnold used a .380 Colt semi-automatic pistol. Three shell casings were recovered, along with three live rounds on the ground, the police report said.
The mother said her daughter spent the night at her dad’s house, but it sounded like the two had a disagreement.
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