Brook Park police: Dad shot, killed baby girl strapped in car seat

Published: Jan. 10, 2022 at 1:26 PM EST|Updated: Jan. 10, 2022 at 2:11 PM EST
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Brook Park, Ohio (WOIO) - Martin Porter shot and injured the mother of his nine-month-old daughter, who he shot and killed before shooting and killing himself, Brook Park police said.

According to police, Porter entered the home in the 5300 block of West 150th around 5 p.m. Saturday and shot the 27-year-old mom in the leg.

He then took his nine-month-old daughter Alice from the home.

The mother was shot while calling 911, police said.

When police arrived, they found the woman inside the home, and EMS transported her to MetroHealth Medical Center, where she is now recovering.

According to police, Alice was found in her car seat next to her father. Police said the baby girl had been shot several times and died after being taken by Life Flight to Southwest General Health Center.

Martin died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head at MetroHealth Medical Center, police said.

Police have not released where Alice and Martin were found.

The incident remains under investigation, but police said the shootings followed a domestic disturbance.

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