Police: Father shoots 12-year-old daughter in chest, turns gun on himself

Girl hospitalized with life-threatening injuries

CLEVELAND - A Cleveland man allegedly shot his 12-year-old daughter before killing himself, detectives said.

Monday morning police said they found a 12-year-old girl with gunshot wounds to the chest and an unresponsive 46-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the head at a home on Cleveland's west side. 

The girl was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries. The man was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

Detectives are still trying to determine what prompted the shooting.

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