Former Zanesville-Area Girl Dies In Texas< < Back to
Authorities say a 12-year-old girl shot by her mother during a standoff at a Texas welfare office has died.
The family moved to Texas from the Zanesville-area.
Laredo police spokesman Joe Baeza said Ramie Grimmer died Wednesday at a San Antonio hospital. Her 10-year-old brother, who authorities say was also shot by mother Rachelle Grimmer, is in critical condition.
Rachelle Grimmer was found dead Monday inside a state welfare office in Laredo.
Authorities say the 38-year-old killed herself after shooting her children during a seven-hour standoff with police.
The family lived in a rundown trailer park and had been denied food stamps. The Texas Department of Health and Human Services says the agency rejected Grimmer's application because she did not submit enough information.