Gun shot
Gun shot

Sheriff’s investigators say a man fatally shot his 1-year-old daughter and injured his 7-year-old son before killing himself during an argument with the children’s mother along a South Florida road.

The shooting happened about 1:30 a.m. Wednesday in Dania Beach, which is just south of Fort Lauderdale.

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Broward Sheriff’s spokeswoman Gina Carter tells local news outlets the family was traveling in their vehicle. She says the mother got out of the car, trying to get to a relative’s home for help.

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While she was inside, she heard gunshots. Carter says 32-year-old Timothy Hollis and Kalila Hollis were dead at the scene. Timothy Hollis Jr. was taken to a hospital with critical injuries.

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Carter says investigators don’t know what sparked the argument. The mother’s name hasn’t been released.


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