On Sept. 1, 2013, the Sarasota Police department reported a 10-month-old girl was fighting for her life after her mother shot her in what appears to be an attempted suicide/murder. This is a developing story and the mother’s name has yet to be released. No motive for the apparent suicide and attempted murder of the child has been announced.
According to police, an investigation is currently underway after reports of gunfire were made before 9:45 am, Sept. 1, 2013, in the area of the 4000 block of Old Bradenton Rd, Sarasota, Florida. The mother was declared dead, and the injured girl taken to All Children’s Hospital. Her condition has yet to be publicly released, but she was described earlier as “clinging for her life.” Her current status is unknown.
As this is a developing story, more information will be released. Stay tuned for further updates regarding the child’s health as the investigation continues.