Man accused of fatally shooting daughter calls it accidental

Jamal Mansour (Rocky River Police)
Jamal Mansour (Rocky River Police)

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio (AP) – A suburban Cleveland man has been charged with murder in the fatal shooting of his adult daughter at the family’s home.

Rocky River police say 63-year-old Jamal Mansour shot 27-year-old Tahani Mansour several times in the head during an argument early Tuesday.

Police Lt. Bill Crates says detectives are trying to determine why the man shot his daughter with a .38-caliber revolver. Tahani Mansour was a licensed pharmacist.

Jamal Mansour told a judge Tuesday that it was an accident.

Court records don’t indicate whether he has an attorney. He’s being held on a $1.5 million bond.

Mansour’s wife and two other children also were there when the shooting occurred.

Crates says Jamal Mansour has no criminal history. He owns a gas station.

A court hearing is scheduled for Thursday. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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