GILBERT - The father of a baby killed in Gilbert this week told ABC15 News that his daughter was one of the best things he has ever done in his life.
"The day she was born was the best day of my life," said Jess Boggs, who at 22-years-old is already dealing with the loss of a child.
Boggs and Amber Mederos are the parents of Lilly. Amber was also shot to death.
He spoke to us at a family member's home a few miles from where the shooting took place.
"Words can't express what I am feeling. I didn't want to believe it. I didn't want it to be her." said Boggs.
Boggs found out yesterday by a phone call.
He refused to talk about J.T. Ready , the accused gunman, saying only the victims are worth remembering.
Boggs said he is sad that his other daughter, and a son on the way, will never really know their sister.
If you would like to help the Boggs family with funeral expenses, you can donate at:
BBVA Compass Bank
Copyright 2012 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
Did You Hear?
A polite young girl in Ohio recently wrote an apology letter to her police department after she accidentally called 911 from a disconnected cellphone.
Officials at a Colorado school are accusing the boy of sexual harassment after he kissed a classmate on the cheek.
Feeling chilly? Here's cold comfort: You could be in East Antarctica which new data says set a record for soul-crushing cold.
More Gilbert News
INSIDE: Protect your home from thieves this holiday season with these simple tips.