- Associated Press - Thursday, August 10, 2017

CUMMING, Ga. (AP) - An 11-month-old girl shot during a suburban Atlanta man’s standoff with police has died.

Forsyth County Sheriff’s Deputy Doug Rainwater said that the girl died Thursday.

A three-hour standoff began Monday when a woman called deputies from a neighbor’s house and said her husband threatened her and her daughter with a gun.

Salman Ashraf, 34, barricaded himself inside his Cumming home. When deputies entered the house to place a phone after failing to communicate with the man, they heard a baby crying upstairs. Officers found Ashraf had shot himself and died. Ashraf’s infant daughter was wounded from a gunshot and hospitalized, but did not recover.

Rainwater says the mother is staying with family members.


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