Incident

2-07-2023 Indiana Portage 1-0

Location

February 07, 2023

Oak Tree Village mobile home park
100 block of Coral Ave
Portage, Indiana

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Grace Rodriguez
  • Age: 2
  • Age Group: Child 0-11
  • Gender: Female
  • Status: Killed

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, or suicide)
  • 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

Notes

2 yo girl got access to family-owned firearm, AD'd, shot self, died in hospital; mother Abigail Rodriguez charged with neglect of a dependent; pleaded guilty at initial hearing, sentenced to 3 years of formal probation;

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: Unknown

District

Congressional District: 1
State Senate District: 4
State House District: 10