Father Shoots 11-Year-Old Daughter in Face

She’s alive.

Investigators said 27-year-old Byaer Johnson apparently entered the home to visit his young daughter. At point, they say, he was asked to leave, then picked up his handgun and shot his daughter in the face.

The girl was rushed to Cooper University Hospital where she is listed in critical but stable condition, according to CBS Philly. Authorities said the girl could suffer paralysis as a result of her injuries.

Investigators say that after allegedly shooting his daughter, Johnson pointed the gun at a 28-year-old man in the home and pulled the trigger, but the weapon jammed. The man reportedly wrestled with Johnson, obtained his gun and then fired it at him, hitting Johnson in the buttocks.

Byaer Johnson, N.J. dad, arrested after allegedly shooting 11-year-old daughter in the face. Crimesider, 1/25/2013.

One Response to Father Shoots 11-Year-Old Daughter in Face

  • Kanna-Chan says:

    I think attempted murder should be punished just as severely as actual murder. If they would give the death penalty to attempted murderers then they will never have the chance to get out of prison and commit an actual murder.

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