Toddler, 3, tells cops ‘Daddy shot mommy’ after man claimed wife took own life

11 days ago

Houston news, Texas news.

A 3-year-old girl revealed her father’s involvement in her mom’s death after the man claimed the death was accidental amid a “fighting game.”

Dabreon Banks, 27, was arrested at his Houston apartment shortly Monday night shortly after he fatally shot his 24-year-old wife Kimberly Hernandez.

Contradicting her father’s statements, the toddler who had witnessed the incident along with her 20-month-old brother told detectives that Hernandez did not shoot herself but “Daddy shot her.”

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  • “Officers spoke with a juvenile eyewitness who told officers that, Dad shot mom.’ She gestured with her hand as a pistol,” prosecutors said.

    “Officers spoke to another witness who stated that that same child told her, ‘Daddy shot mommy.”

    Both children were unharmed and placed with family members. Banks is being held on a $75,000 bond.