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Accusations of molestation at center of father-daughter shooting

TAMPA — Just before the boom of the gun, 911 operators heard a woman making horrible accusations.

She believed her father had molested a young relative.

"You shouldn't have molested," screamed Lisa Nelson, court records state.

Nelson, 34, shot her father, Jerry Ahedo, in the abdomen and arm before turning her gun on herself July 23, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office.

Neither Nelson or Ahedo have been charged with any crimes, but deputies will investigate the allegations, said Deputy Larry McKinnon, a spokesman for the Sheriff's Office.

"We're still waiting on them to be in a position medically where we can interview them," he explained.

Nelson and Ahedo were in stable condition at a local hospital Friday night, McKinnon said.

According to a search warrant for the Town 'N Country house, someone called 911 in the middle of the attack but never spoke into the phone.

Instead, operators heard a woman screaming about her father molesting a relative and a man repeating "Oh, my God, I love you" as he gasped for air.

The man demanded the gun, and she shouted "I am going to kill myself!"

Operators heard a shot. Then moaning from a woman.

The man kept repeating "Oh, my God."

When police arrived, they found Nelson laying on the floor — a wound in her chest — with a .380 caliber pistol at her feet, records said.

Ahedo sat bleeding in a computer chair.

Investigators found a photo of the young relative in the middle of what appeared to be Nelson's bed. A safe door was open inside a cabinet revealing a gun case and .380 caliber ammunition boxes, the investigator wrote.

In the dining room, an empty bottle of Bacardi Puerto Rican Rum stood next to a shot glass.

Fresh blood soaked the carpet and the computer chair.

The young relative later told detectives about sexual assaults by Ahedo, 65, that occurred over a three-year period. The relative had not told family, records stated.

Ahedo has no criminal record in the state of Florida. Nelson has previously been charged with welfare fraud, check fraud, marijuana possession and trespassing.

Times researcher Caryn Baird contributed to this report.

Accusations of molestation at center of father-daughter shooting 07/30/10 [Last modified: Friday, July 30, 2010 11:39pm]
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