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.