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A 16-year-old girl was shot and killed when her father mistook her for an intruder who broke into their home, according to a 911 call obtained by various Ohio outlets.


Columbus police say they were sent to a home around 4:30 a.m. Dec. 29 to receive reports of a shooting. When they arrived, they found 16-year-old Janae Hairston had been shot. Janae, identified by WCMH as a third-year student at Canal Winchester High School, was taken to a Columbus hospital and died just over an hour after the shooting, police say.

No charges

The girl’s mother said in a 911 call obtained by WSYX and The Columbus Dispatch that Janae was in the garage when her father shot her. Her father could be heard on the 8-minute 911 call asking what Janae was doing in the garage and begging her to wake up, The Columbus Dispatch reported. End of Year Sale Unlimited Digital Access – $ 4 for 4 months CLAIM OFFER No charges have been filed and the case will be sent to the Franklin County Prosecutor’s Office, police said.

District Attorney Ernie Lee, the teenager suffered

According to District Attorney Ernie Lee, the teenager suffered a life-threatening injury Monday afternoon and was taken to a medical facility. The boy was still in critical condition as of Wednesday, the Onslow County Sheriff’s Office said.

The unidentified officer works for the Jacksonville Police Department and is on administrative leave.

“It is with great sadness that we inform our school community, Janae Hairston, a junior in high school who passed away,” the school district said in a statement obtained by WSYX. “We extend our condolences to her family and our thoughts, prayers and support go out to them.”

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