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UPDATE: 2-month-old girl dead after shooting in East Lampeter Twp.

Updated: Thursday, December 26 2013, 01:06 PM CST
(UPDATED: December 26th, 1:48 p.m.)

East Lampeter Township Police have identified the child shot and killed on Christmas Eve.

Police say 2-month-old Kestyn Davis died from a gunshot wound to the abdomen.  Alyssa and G Scott Davis, Kestyn's parents, are continuing to cooperate with investigators during the investigation.

The incident is still under investigation and anyone with information is asked to call Detective Chris Jones  East Lampeter Township Police at 717-291-4676  ext 3127. 

Police say it was an isolated incident and there is no danger to the public.
Reported by: Chris Papst

EAST LAMPETER -- Tragedy on Christmas Eve - as a two-month-old girl is shot dead by a family member. 

District Attorney Craig Stedman stressed responsible gun ownership tonight when he addressed the media about this tragedy.  He said they know who had the gun when it went off, but no one has been arrested or charged.  

Obviously its an incredible disturbing set of circumstances, said Stedman.

At 2:30 this afternoon a two-month-old girl was shot and killed, by a family member at a home on the 2100 block of Old Philadelphia Pike in East Lampeter Township.   Lancaster County District Attorney Craig Stedman called it a tragedy.

Its just terrible news and its terrible for everyone to have to deal with this situation and our sympathies are with everyone who has to deal with this case, added Stedman.

Stedman said the investigation will take some time. Forensics, ballistics and witness interviews will tell a lot.  An autopsy will be done Thursday. The person who had the firearm is known by police and were told that person is cooperating.  Stedman said its too early to file charges or arrest anyone.  It will all depend on what investigators find.

We talk about responsible gun ownership and dealing with firearms and emphasis the responsible tonight.  Independent of this case, if you own a firearm pay attention to being responsible, concluded Stedman.

Names will not be released until family members are notified.UPDATE: 2-month-old girl dead after shooting in East Lampeter Twp.

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