Ohio girl, 14, accused of shooting, killing father

HAMILTON, Ohio -- A 14-year-old girl is facing an aggravated murder charge after police say she shot and killed her 71-year-old father, reports say. James Allen Ponder was flown to University of Cincinnati Medical Center after being shot in the face,...

Ohio girl, 14, accused of shooting, killing father

HAMILTON, Ohio -- A 14-year-old girl is facing an aggravated murder charge after police say she shot and killed her 71-year-old father, reports say.

James Allen Ponder was flown to University of Cincinnati Medical Center after being shot in the face, but he died of his wounds, according to the Cincinnati Enquirer.

The shooting was reported just before 7 a.m. Thursday. Police are calling it an "isolated domestic incident," but did not specify a motive, wlwt.com reports.

The girl called 911 after the shooting, admitting that she had shot her father and asking "Can somebody come and put me in handcuffs?" the Enquirer reports. The girl was sobbing and out of breath.

When the dispatcher asked the girl why she had shot her father, she replied, "I don't know. I just shot him." (The 911 call can be heard here.)

The girl told police she got the gun from a room inside the home, reports say.

She is being held in the Butler County Juvenile Detention Center, according to wcpo.com.

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