Killeen Man Charged after Fatally Shooting 3 Year Old Daughter
A Killeen man has been charged with manslaughter after police say he fatally shot his 3-year-old daughter Saturday afternoon.
According to a press release, police were called to the 3600 block of Del Mar Court just before 12:30 p.m. When officers arrived, they found the child suffering from a gunshot wound and administered CPR. The girl was then transported to Metroplex Hospital where she later died.
27-year-old Ashton Blake Salvato was arrested after an initial investigation determined that he shot the child. Salvato was transferred to the Bell County Jail after being arraigned on $1,000,000 bond.
Police have not yet released details about the shooting. It was initially believed that the victim was an adult.