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Dad arrested over death of his nine-month-old baby daughter who was ‘shot in the head’


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A NINE-month-old baby who was shot in the head at an Indiana apartment complex has been identified as Iowa Meriweather.

The Vanderburgh County Coroner said the child was killed from a single gunshot wound in the head, WEHT/WTVW reported.


Investigators are seen after the Friday shooting[/caption]

Coroner Steve Lockyear said the child’s death has been ruled a homicide, Courier & Press reported.

Anthony Lamont Meriweather, 20, was arrested in connection with the shooting, Evansville police said in a statement.

Cops were initially called to an apartment complex on Friday around 2:40pm.

Police said they found a nine-month-old baby girl with a gunshot wound in her head.

The baby was rushed to the hospital, but was pronounced dead, cops said.

Meriweather has been charged with neglect of a dependent resulting in death, Evansville police said.

He is held in jail on a bond of $50,000, records show.

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