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Mebane Girl Dies From Gunshot Wound Allegedly Inflicted By Father

Posted May 28, 2004 9:29 a.m. EDT

— A 10-year-old girl who police say was shot by her own father died Friday morning.

Investigators say Rufus Bishop shot 10-year old Myiesha on Monday and then tried to burn down his house with her inside.

Bishop is in jail. Charges likely will be upgraded.