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The boyfriend of a Missouri mother shot her and her 6-year-old daughter on Saturday, wounding the woman’s other two children, police said, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
Charged Against ”Joseph Jones”
Joseph Jones, 40, was charged with two first-degree murders in the deaths of Bernadetta Cooper, 40, and Doryan Bryant, 6, according to the newspaper.
Jones was also charged with two first degree assaults, four felonies involving a weapon and illegal possession of firearms.
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Others Injured During Shooting
Cooper’s other two daughters were injured in the shooting: a 10-year-old girl was injured by abrasion and a 16-year-old girl was shot in the shoulder. They should both recover.
When St. Louis County police arrived in Jennings Saturday afternoon, Cooper was dead and the girl was shot multiple times. They took her to the hospital where they declared her dead.
The 10-year-old boy called 911 and reported the shooting, police spokesman Benjamin Granda said. When the police arrived, he said: “They heard screams and they came screaming.
Police said they recovered two firearms from the scene, a 9mm semi-automatic pistol and a 0.40-caliber semi-automatic pistol. They believe both were used for the shoot.