Skip to Content

Man who shot daughter pleads guilty, sentenced to 20 years

Click here for updates on this story

    MOBILE, AL (WALA) — The Mobile man who shot his nine-year-old daughter on I-10 in 2018 pleaded guilty to the crime and was sentenced to 20 years in prison.

Robert Hooper rammed the car driven by the child’s mother on the interstate several times before he started firing at the vehicle. One of the bullets hit the girl in the shoulder. She recovered after spending time in the hospital.

Hooper pleaded guilty to attempted murder, discharging a gun into an occupied vehicle, and certain persons forbidden to possess a firearm.

Please note: This content carries a strict local market embargo. If you share the same market as the contributor of this article, you may not use it on any platform.

Article Topic Follows: National-World

Jump to comments ↓

CNN Newsource


ABC 17 News is committed to providing a forum for civil and constructive conversation.

Please keep your comments respectful and relevant. You can review our Community Guidelines by clicking here

If you would like to share a story idea, please submit it here.

Skip to content