Man accused of fatally shooting Toledo infant indicted

A grieving grandmother is calling on the public to speak up about the murder of her granddaughter
Published: May. 20, 2022 at 1:04 PM EDT
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TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - A man accused of shooting and killing an infant in Toledo was indicted by a Lucas County grand jury.

Police said Jadiah Carter, 22, fatally shot 7-month-old Desire Hughes at the intersection of Jackman Road and Hillcrest Avenue on April 27. Desire Hughes was riding in her father’s vehicle at the time. Carter was arrested a week later.

A grand jury indicted Carter on a series of charges Thursday including aggravated murder, murder, attempt to commit murder, two counts of felonious assault, discharge of firearm on or near prohibited premises, and improperly handling firearms in a motor vehicle.

Editor’s note: the attached video is from a previous report.

Jadiah Carter
Jadiah Carter(WTVG)

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