Jeremiah Jones executed 9-year-old Khylie Sorrells, police say, after which shot and wounded the kid’s mom, Brittany Sorrells.
Based on court docket paperwork, Brittany dated Jones for about eight months. The couple broke up two months in the past.
Brittany stated Jones got here to her residence the week earlier than the alleged homicide with a gun and threatened to kill her.
On the night time of the capturing, Brittany informed police her cousin, who was staying together with her, had been strolling out and in of the residence, so the door was unlocked.
Brittany claims she was in mattress with Kyhlie and two different kids, watching a film, when Jones walked into the residence and demanded a TV he stated was his.
After ripping the TV off the wall and transferring it to the entrance of the residence, he allegedly informed Brittany he wished her cellphone after accusing her of courting one other man, based on court docket paperwork.
Brittany informed police when she gave him her telephone, Jones walked into the again bed room, the place Khylie was.
That is when Brittany stated she heard two gunshots and noticed Jones go away the bed room. Jones then allegedly shot Brittany within the shoulder, earlier than leaving the residence.
Brittany ran to the bed room the place she noticed her daughter on the ground with a gunshot wound to her head. The kid later died at a hospital.
Police stated the opposite kids have been unhurt and are within the care of members of the family.
It’s nonetheless unclear if the 22-year-old will face the loss of life penalty.
Jones faces capital homicide and assault costs.
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