Grandmother of fatally shot 11-year-old girl asks for trained officers
Brother of accused said he never meant to kill his daughter.
Caroline Baker-Hill, principal of Riverside Academy where Shanti went to school described the girl as a 'shining star.'
Deandre Kelley appeared in court to face a charge of reckless homicide related to the death of his 11-year-old daughter.
Shanti Lanza was shot to death in East Price Hill after her father went outside and fired several shots into the area. One of those shots, police say, came down and struck the 11-year-old in the chest.
That is the story coming into focus for police after officers received a call of a shooting at 800 Delhi Avenue around 3 a.m. Sunday morning. Once on the scene, first responders found 11-year-old Shanti Lanza shot in the chest.
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