Edmund Benson charged in child's shooting death - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

Cleveland father charged in child's shooting death

Edmund Benson (Source: Cleveland Police) Edmund Benson (Source: Cleveland Police)

A 23-year-old Cleveland father is now charged in the shooting death of his child.

6-year-old Nevaeh Benson died Saturday at Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital after suffering a serious injury to the face and head. Police say it appears the girl may have suffered from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the face.

Her father, Edmund Benson, has been charged with Child Endangering and Having Weapons While Under Disability. 

He is scheduled to appear in court Tuesday morning.

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