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Police arrest father of 4-year-old who died in accidental shooting in Chalmette

Police arrested Karama Wylie, the father of the young girl. (Source: SBPSO) Police arrested Karama Wylie, the father of the young girl. (Source: SBPSO)
The father of a 4-year-old who died in an accidental shooting in Chalmette has been arrested. (FOX 8 Photo) The father of a 4-year-old who died in an accidental shooting in Chalmette has been arrested. (FOX 8 Photo)
CHALMETTE, LA (WVUE) -

St. Bernard Parish Sheriff's Deputies arrested the father of a four-year-old girl who died Thursday following an accidental shooting in Chalmette. The shooting took place around 9:30 p.m. in the 500 block of Pierre Street. 

According to police, 27-year-old Karama Wylie was taken into custody Tuesday.

Investigators reviewed witness statements, further examined the physical evidence and talked to the St. Bernard Parish District Attorney's Office before arresting Wylie. 

Wylie was transported to the St. Bernard Parish Prison where he was booked with negligent homicide, possession of a stolen firearm and possession of marijuana. 

The investigation into the shooting continues. 

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