Akron dad charged after accidentally shooting daughter in head

Akron dad charged after accidentally shooting daughter in head
Dexter Brooks (Source: Akron police)
Man shot daughter in her head while unloading his gun. (Source: WOIO)
Man shot daughter in her head while unloading his gun. (Source: WOIO)

AKRON, OH (WOIO) - An Akron dad is behind bars after police say he accidentally shot his 2-year-old daughter in the head.

It happened Saturday, Sept. 16,  while 27-year-old Dexter Brooks was unloading his gun at their home on Dunbar Drive.

The shot went through a staircase and bathroom before it struck the girl in the head.
Police say she remains in critical condition at Akron Children's Hospital.

Brooks is charged with child endangering.

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