Police in central Florida have arrested the daddy of a toddler who discovered a loaded handgun in his “Paw Patrol” backpack and fatally shot his mom whereas she was on a Zoom name for work.
Veondre Avery, 22, was arrested Tuesday and charged with negligent manslaughter and unsafe storage of a firearm, Altamonte Springs police stated.
Investigators stated the 2-year-old discovered the gun within the backpack on Aug. 11 and fired a single shot that hit his mom, Shamaya Lynn, within the head.
A lady who additionally was on the Zoom name dialed 911, reporting that she heard a noise and noticed Lynn fall. The co-worker didn’t know the way previous Lynn was or the place she lived, however in the meantime Avery additionally referred to as 911, begging responders to rush as he tried to assist Lynn.
“I literally just got home and I come in the room… (and) my girlfriend who was working on the computer, she’s just laid back and there’s blood everywhere,” Avery stated on the 911 name.
He informed the dispatcher that Lynn wasn’t respiratory, and he couldn’t really feel her heartbeat. She was pronounced useless on the scene.
Authorities stated one other little one additionally was within the dwelling throughout the taking pictures.
The Seminole County State Attorney’s Office stated Avery is being held with out bond. Records didn’t record an legal professional who might converse on his behalf.