DALLAS – The daddy of one in all three youngsters discovered shot to dying in Southeast Texas was charged Friday with aggravated assault with a lethal weapon, police mentioned, however has not been named a suspect within the killings.
The Texas Metropolis Police Division mentioned in an announcement that 27-year-old Junaid Hashim Mehmood was arrested late Thursday, simply hours after the slain youngsters and their wounded mom had been found by officers in an condo in Texas Metropolis. The mom, 24-year-old Kimaria Nelson, had been shot within the head.
Galveston County assistant district lawyer Kevin Petroff mentioned Friday that Mehmood has been charged with aggravated assault with a lethal weapon within the assault on Nelson.
Mehmood had earlier been recognized as an individual of curiosity within the shootings, however he was arrested on an unrelated warrant. Petroff mentioned was it a misdemeanor warrant for offering alcohol to a minor.
Police haven’t recognized Mehmood as a suspect within the killings however mentioned extra fees would come Friday. He was being held in Galveston County Jail with out bond. No lawyer is listed for Mehmood in jail data.
Cops responding to a request for a welfare test at an condo in Texas Metropolis Thursday night found the our bodies of 1-month-old Ashanti Mehmood, Prince Larry Brown, who would have turned 2 later this month, and 5-year-old Angela Pilot. Nelson was alive however unable to talk, police mentioned.
Police mentioned Mehmood is Ashanti’s organic father and lived with the household on the condo the place the kids had been killed, police mentioned. Texas Metropolis is about 50 miles (80 kilometers) southeast of Houston.
Nelson was taken the College of Texas Medical Department in close by Galveston. Police mentioned she was in steady situation Thursday night. A hospital spokesman mentioned Friday he had no info for a affected person by her title.