Incident

5-20-2016 Illinois Barry 1-3

Location

May 20, 2016

186 E 2700th St
Barry, Illinois
Geolocation: 39.7862, -90.9921

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Melina Haze Torres
  • Age: 7
  • Age Group: Child 0-11
  • Gender: Female
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Relationship: Family
  • Name: Daniel W. Roberts
  • Age: 32
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Unharmed, Arrested
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Relationship: Friends
  • Name: Shannon Combes
  • Age: 30
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Unharmed, Arrested
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Relationship: Family
  • Age: 3
  • Age Group: Child 0-11
  • Status: Unharmed

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, suicide)
  • Accidental Shooting
  • Accidental Shooting - Death
  • Accidental/Negligent Discharge
  • Playing with gun
  • Child Involved Incident
  • Child picked up & fired gun
  • Child killed by child
  • Possession of gun by felon or prohibited person

Notes

Felon gives loaded rifle to felon; 3 y/o child used it to kill 7 y/o girl; men, girl's mother, grandmother, charged; Roberts: 4 1/2 yrs; Combes 3 1/2 yrs;

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: Rifle
  • Stolen: Unknown

District

Congressional District: 18
State Senate District: 47
State House District: 94