OHATCHEE, Ala. (WIAT) — Family of 6-month-old Kahlia Marie Gordon are in mourning after she was shot and killed by her father over the weekend.
Calhoun County Sheriff Matthew Wade tells us that around 1 p.m. on Sunday, Kahlia’s father, Trenton Gordon, shot the child’s grandfather in the 2000 block of Kirksey Bend. He then ran from the scene with Kahlia in his arms and shot her once, then turned the gun on himself. Deputies who arrived on the scene attempted to revive Kahlia, but she died as a result of her injuries. Her grandfather, Geraldo Rodriguez is in stable condition and recovering at UAB hospital.
Less than two months ago, Kahlia’s mother, Christina Gamez, filed a protection from abuse order following a domestic violence incident on Valentine’s Day, according to court documents. Anniston Police say that Trenton Gordon violated the terms of that protection from abuse order on March 29, just two days before this incident.
The family has set up a GoFundMe account to assist with burial costs for Baby Kahlia. Click here to donate.