Arizona mom arrested for allegedly shooting kids, 1 fatally; wanted them to ‘go to Heaven’: reports


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Her husband said that she got depressed before the shoot

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According to reports, an Arizona mother was arrested this week for fatally shooting her 2-year-old daughter and leaving her 6-year-old son in critical condition because she wished they were “in heaven”. go”.

Phoenix police said 24-year-old Esther Callejas called her husband, Emmanuel Isidro, and another relative after the shooting late Monday and allegedly admitted to shooting them at their Phoenix home, Granthshala 10 in Phoenix reported. Told. He was jailed on a $2 million bond.


Police said Isidro and other family members immediately called the police, who retaliated at the house and found the children with gunshot wounds.

He later reportedly told police that he intended to shoot his children and kill himself, according to the Arizona Republic. She allegedly hid the gun from her husband in the children’s room.

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According to Granthshala 10, police said in a statement, “During an interview with police the next day, she admitted to shooting both of her children because she wanted them to go to heaven.” But she was unable to reload the gun.” She reportedly tried to overdose after the shooting.

First he accidentally shot himself in the children’s bedroom on Monday, then allegedly shot his son when he ran for the door, then his daughter, Granthshala 10 reported. .

According to Republic, Callejas reportedly never called 911, even though her son lay next to her after crying after the shooting.

Isidro told police she was depressed before the shooting Republic informed of.

“It’s the worst type of call we can make as officers. It affects every one of our officers,” Phoenix Police Sergeant Ann Justus said at a news conference.

Authorities responded to an unspecified welfare check request by Isidro at the home two weeks before the shooting, but Callejas and his children were not at home. He later called the officers back to say that all was well, according to Granthshala 10.

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