Father arrested after 4-year-old daughter shot to death


Cops in St. Bernard Parish have booked a father with negligent homicide in the accidental shooting death of his four-year-old little girl.

"St. Bernard Parish Sheriff James Pohlmann announced that Karama Wylie, 27 years of age, was arrested in connection with the shooting death of a 4 year old female that occurred on July 5th, 2018, in the 500 block of Pierre St. in Chalmette," according to a news release.

Investigators say in addition to the negligent homicide charge, Wylie also faces possession of a stolen firearm and possession of marijuana charges. 

"Sheriff Pohlmann stated that the criminal charges resulted from the ongoing investigation, which included a review of witness statements and further examination of physical evidence, in consultation with the St. Bernard Parish District Attorney's Office."

The four-year-old daughter was transported to University Medical Center where she was pronounced dead Thursday night.

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