Pennsylvania Girl Accidentally Shot Dead By Officer During Eviction
Police say 12-year-old Ciara Meyer was accidentally shot by a state constable during an apartment eviction attempt.By Melissa Prax | January 13, 2016
A 12-year-old girl was accidentally shot dead by an officer in Penn Township, Pennslyvania.
Police say a state constable went to follow up on an eviction notice when Ciara Meyer's father, Donald, came to the door, shut it, then came back a few moments later with a rifle. (Video via WHTM)
After some heated words, police say Donald pointed the gun at the constable's chest, and the officer fired one shot in self defense. The bullet went through Donald's arm, accidentally killing the girl. (Video via WPMT)