Man arrested and charged in dying of lady fatally shot by toddler whereas on Zoom work name, authorities say

Man arrested and charged in death of woman fatally shot by toddler while on Zoom work call, authorities say


On October 7, Assistant State Attorney Dan Faggard charged Veondre Avery with manslaughter and failure to securely retailer a firearm in connection to the dying of Shamaya Lynn on the couple’s residence on August 11, in accordance with a press release from the state lawyer’s workplace.

Lynn, 21, was on a video convention name with coworkers when she was shot within the head, the Altamonte Springs Police Department stated. According to police, an individual on the decision dialed 911 after seeing a toddler within the background and listening to a noise simply earlier than Lynn fell backward and did not return to the decision.

Avery had an preliminary court docket look Wednesday and is being held with out bond, court docket information present. His subsequent court docket date is about for November 23. According to the Seminole Clerk of Courts web site, Avery has not obtained an lawyer.

Altamonte Springs Police found proof {that a} firearm belonging to Avery had been left loaded in a toddler’s “Paw Patrol” backpack on the ground of the couple’s bed room, a launch from the State Attorney’s Office for Brevard and Seminole counties stated.

Police stated Avery was not at residence on the time of the capturing, the state lawyer’s workplace assertion stated, and forensic proof “clearly established” that the toddler held and independently fired the weapon.

A court docket order was issued for Avery’s arrest, the state lawyer’s assertion stated. The 22-year-old was taken into custody by sheriff’s deputies and cops on Tuesday and brought to the Seminole County Jail, the statement said.

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