A 19-year-old mom from California ran over her 7-month-old baby girl after arguing with the child’s father.
Sarah Gomez was arrested on Tuesday, May 29, for murder and attempted murder. The Ontario Police Department posted about the incident on its Twitter account.
Detectives are investigating what led up to Sarah Gomez (19) of Ontario, running over her 21-year-old boyfriend and 7-month-old daughter. The baby died from her injuries. Gomez has been arrested for murder and attempted murder.
— Ontario Police Dept. (@OntarioPD) May 29, 2018
Investigators believed that Gomez and the child’s 21-year-old father had been drinking in a family gathering. Gomez was behind the wheel when she struck the father and his daughter, KTLA reported.
Both were taken to the hospital by other family members. Sgt. Jeff Higbee of Ontario Police said the father suffered abrasions. The baby died from her injuries.
Higbee told KTLA that what Gomez did was intentional. The teen mom was held at the San Bernardino County West Valley Detention Center. Katrina Hallare/JB