CBS Denver

WESTMINSTER, Colo. (CBS4) – Police in Westminster say a father shot and killed his 19-month-old daughter and then turned the gun on himself.

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Investigators say Merrick McKoy, 22, shot his daughter Mia at her mother’s apartment.

Police received calls about a shooting at 9:30 a.m. on Monday at the building located at 7030 Stuart Street. Authorities found an adult male and a 19-month-old girl who had both been shot. Both victims were taken to Denver hospitals where Mia was pronounced dead. Merrick McKoy’s condition hasn’t’ been released.

“When the first officer arrived he heard a gunshot from inside the apartment. Officers entered the apartment and discovered the child and the adult male,” police said in a statement.

According to Westminster police, a woman who had been in the residence called and told them she woke up to her ex-boyfriend standing over her with a gun…

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