Shamaya Lynn died Wednesday from the fatal gunshot to the head after her toddler found a loaded handgun left unsecured in the family’s Altamonte Springs, フロリダ apartment and shot her, 警察は言った.
A participant of the Zoom call dialed 911, telling a dispatcher she had seen a toddler in the background and heard a noise before Lynn fell backward and never returned to the call.
“One of the girls just passed out. She’s bleeding. She has her camera on,” a coworker tells the dispatcher while trying to get more information from other colleagues.
“She just fell back and her nose was bleeding … I don’t know if something hit, she hit the desk, 知りません. All I heard — we heard a loud kaboom, and she then leaned back and we just saw blood from her face,” Lynn’s colleague says. “The baby’s back there crying, she’s not answering or anything. We’re calling her name, she’s not talking or responding.”
別の 911 コール, the woman’s boyfriend – who was not identified – can be heard pleading with the dispatcher to send help.
“I literally just got home. And I come in the room and my girlfriend, she was working on the computer, she’s just laid back. There’s blood everywhere!” 彼は言います. “いい加減にして, いい加減にして, いい加減にして! Come on now, hurry, please hurry! お願いします! I don’t know what happened, I just went in the house. I just came through the door!”
Responding paramedics attempted to render aid but she declared dead, 警察は言った.
No charges have been filed and the investigation is ongoing. The Altamonte Springs Police Department says it is working closely with the Seminole County State Attorney’s Office.
Police are urging gun owners to exercise basic safety precautions with firearms.
“Our message to the public is gun safety. Locking and securing your firearms,” MPO Robert Ruiz Jr, with the Altamonte Springs Police, フォックスニュースに声明で語った. “Keeping them out of reach of curious children. Having a safe is ideal but if you don’t have one, gun locks are another way to secure them.”
Ruiz said that the Altamonte Springs Police Department offers anyone who stops by the department a free gun lock. He also urged gun owners to keep codes and keys in a hidden area and to keep firearms separate from ammunition.
“There are so many precautions that could be taken to avoid something as tragic as this story,” Ruiz said.