A Pennsylvania mom faces charges of fatally shooting her children, including a female-to-male trans.
Krisinda Bright, 48, is accused of fatally shooting her 16-year-old bio daughter, Kiara Bright, a male-identified trans who went by the name Jeffery “JJ” Bright.
Friends say Kiara transitioned at age 11.
Bright also fatally shot her second daughter, Jasmine Cannady, 22.
Interim Police Chief John DeLuca told reporters that, after shooting her children, Bright called 911 and went outside to meet emergency responders and police, WTAE reported.
Bright told dispatchers she shot her children and that the gun she used was unloaded and on the dining room table.
She said she shot one of her children while she was lying in bed. Then she went downstairs and pointed the weapon at her second child, who pleaded with her, saying, “Please don’t shoot.”
Bright said the gun misfired, but she fixed the jam and then shot her daughter in the face. The child was still moving, so Bright went upstairs to retrieve another weapon before returning and shooting her again because she didn’t want the child “to suffer,” according to the police report.
Both victims were shot in the head and face, according to the complaint.
Bright is facing two counts of criminal homicide. She is being held without bond in the Beaver County Jail.