14 items seized from Hamilton home where teen said she shot father

14 items seized from Hamilton home where teen said she shot father

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A 14-year-old Hamilton girl allegedly picked up a gun, loaded it and shot her father, 71-year-old James Ponder, to death on Feb. 23. The girl appeared Friday in juvenile court with her two attorneys. GREG LYNCH/STAFF

Police for about three hours Thursday searched a Hamilton home where a 14-year-old girl allegedly picked up a gun, loaded it and shot her father, 71-year-old James Ponder, to death.

Police took 14 items from the house in the 1200 block of Millville Avenue, according to court documents.

Seized as evidence were:

  • one book bag
  • one Apple iPhone
  • one bloody pillow
  • one hi-power 9 mm handgun with magazine
  • 9 mm shell casings
  • one (gun) shooting bag
  • one Cobra .380 semi-automatic pistol
  • one soft (gun) case with two magazines
  • one Samsung tablet
  • one Dell laptop
  • one (electronic) tablet with case
  • one spiral notebook
  • miscellaneous papers
  • one HP (desktop) computer

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