An Arizona mom was arrested this week, accused of fatally shooting her 2-year-old daughter and leaving her 6-year-old son in crucial situation “as a result of she needed them to go to Heaven,” in accordance with stories.
Phoenix police stated Esther Callejas, 24, known as her husband, Emmanuel Isidro, and one other relative after the late Monday morning capturing and allegedly admitted to capturing them at their Phoenix dwelling, FOX 10 in Phoenix reported. She was booked into jail on a $2 million bond.
Police stated Isidro and the opposite member of the family instantly known as police who responded to the house and located the kids with gunshot wounds.
She later allegedly advised police she had meant to shoot her kids and kill herself, in accordance with the Arizona Republic. She allegedly hid the gun from her husband within the kids’s room.
“Throughout an interview with police the next day, she admitted to capturing each of her kids as a result of she needed them to go to Heaven,” police stated in a press release, in accordance with FOX 10. “She advised detectives she deliberate on killing herself after, however she was unable to reload the gun.” She reportedly tried to overdose on capsules after the capturing.
At first, she unintentionally shot herself within the hand within the kids’s bed room on Monday, then allegedly shot her son as he ran for the door, then her daughter, FOX 10 reported.
Callejas allegedly by no means known as 911, though her son lay subsequent to her crying after the capturing, in accordance with the Republic.
Isidro advised police she had been depressed earlier than the capturing, the Republic reported.
“That is the worst kind of name we are able to go on as officers. It impacts every one in every of our officers,” Phoenix Police Sergeant Ann Justus stated in a information convention.
Officers had responded to an unspecified welfare examine request by Isidro on the home two weeks earlier than the capturing however Callejas and her kids weren’t at dwelling. She later known as officers again to say all the things was effective, in accordance with FOX 10.
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