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Shooting 2 girls caused by domestic dispute
August 27, 2013
WILKSBARRE (AP)- The two year old and 5 year old girls who were shot in Wilksbarre are still in critical condition.

Search warrants filed in connection with Saturday's shooting say a man named William "Junie" Cash went to the apartment to see the mother of his children, and became upset when he saw another man leaving the apartment. That's when Cash says two men confronted him, and shots were fired.

Authorities say Cash threw his 2-year-old daughter to the back of a room to shield her from gunfire, and was running to protect his 5-year-old daughter when she was shot inside a northeastern Pennsylvania apartment complex. The bullets also hit a second, 2-year-old girl Christine Rivera, a friend of the daughter.

Their mother, Diana Page, told police that she was in the bathroom when the shooting began, peered around a corner and "saw Cash diving in the room. Her 5-year-old daughter had been shot and was on the couch."

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