NY Dad Shoots Daughter, Kills Self in New Rochelle

His daughter was on her way to work.

Thursday, Oct 13, 2011  |  Updated 1:01 PM EDT
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NY Dad Shoots Daughter, Kills Self

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Police say a 61-year-old man shot his daughter in the neck on a New Rochelle street, then put his gun in his mouth and killed himself.

They say the 34-year-old woman is in critical condition at a hospital.

Police say they don't know of any motive and are investigating.

New Rochelle Police Commissioner Patrick Carroll identifies the father as Alfredo Monegro of Manhattan.

He says Monegro confronted his daughter, Miosotis Monegro of New Rochelle, just before 8 a.m. Wednesday near the city's train station.

Carroll says that after shooting her, the man knelt and shot himself.

A nearby shopkeeper says the man's body landed on top of the woman.

Carroll says the woman had been was on her way to the train station and her job in New York City.

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