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Ohio Father Kills 16-Year-Old Daughter;  took her for an intruder: the police

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Ohio Father Kills 16-Year-Old Daughter; took her for an intruder: the police

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An Ohio father mistook his 16-year-old daughter for an intruder early Wednesday and shot her in the garage of his home in Columbus, police said.

The girl’s mother informed dispatchers of the accident which occurred after the home security alarm went off, police said.

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The Columbus Dispatch got the frenzied 911 call lasting eight minutes. The newspaper reported that both parents could be heard urging the girl to wake up. The victim has been identified as Janae Hairston, a junior at Canal Winchester High School.

FILE: Columbus police responded to the shooting inside the house. (Photo by Stephen Zenner / SOPA Images / LightRocket via Getty Images)
(Stephen Zenner / SOPA Images / LightRocket via Getty Images)

She was rushed to hospital where she was pronounced dead. The shooting is still under investigation and no charges have been laid. The school announced that resource officers have been made available to students.

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“These kids have such a bright future ahead of them,” Columbus Deputy Police Chief Tim Becker told ABC 6. “To have this taken away prematurely is even more tragic.”

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