There is a “high probability” that police officers’ gunfire killed an 8-year old girl and injured three other bystanders at a Pennsylvania high school football game, the Delaware County District Attorney announced.
Fanta Bility died at a hospital after being struck in the chest with a bullet on Aug. 27 as she stood in the stands with her mother and 12-year-old sister at the game between Academy Park and Pennsbury high schools.
Someone had reportedly shot in three police officers’ direction – and the cops returned fire, DA Jack Stollsteimer said, according to NBC 10.
“Tragically, our investigation has now determined that there is a high probability that the responsive gunfire of the Sharon Hill Police Officers struck four victims, including the shots that killed 8-year-old Fanta Bility and wounded her sister,” Stollsteimer said.
“The death of Fanta and the wounding of her sister and the other students are a heart-breaking tragedy for her family, her