Incident

9-04-2018 Indiana Gary 1-1

Location

September 04, 2018

1700 block of Polk St
Gary, Indiana
Geolocation: 41.5858, -87.3493

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Jayla Miller
  • Age: 2
  • Age Group: Child 0-11
  • Gender: Female
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Relationship: Family
  • Name: Dashana Mattica Fowler
  • Age: 22
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Female
  • Status: Unharmed, Arrested

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, suicide)
  • Non-Aggression Incident
  • Accidental Shooting
  • Accidental Shooting - Death
  • Accidental/Negligent Discharge
  • Self-Inflicted (not suicide or suicide attempt - NO PERP)
  • Playing with gun
  • Child Involved Incident
  • Child killed self
  • Drug involvement
  • ATF/LE Confiscation/Raid/Arrest
  • Possession of gun by felon or prohibited person
  • Stolen/Illegally owned gun{s} recovered during arrest/warrant

Notes

2 y/o girl shot, head, w/ mother's bf's gun; died in hospital; 3 other children in home; mother/ neglect; 3 yrs; Kel-Tec P-32;

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: 32 Auto
  • Stolen: Unknown

District

Congressional District: 1
State Senate District: 3
State House District: 3