Wayne Woman Charged With Shooting

Khadija DavisKhadija Davis (Image via Chester County District Attorney's Office)

WEST CHESTER, PA — The Chester County District Attorney’s Office and Williston Township Police Department announced the arrest of Khadija Davis, 27 years of age, of Wayne, for shooting a 33-year-old victim living with the defendant’s ex-girlfriend.

Authorities state the defendant is charged with Attempted Murder, Aggravated Assault, Burglary, False Identification to Law Enforcement, & related offenses for unlawfully entering a home, and shooting a victim 3 times with a minor child present. The defendant shot herself in the foot as the ex-girlfriend tried to gain control of the firearm. The defendant gave a false name and birthdate to the police.

She is held on $500k cash bail at Chester County Prison.

DA Deb Ryan said, “The defendant’s complete disregard for the lives of 2 adults & a child is incomprehensible. My office will vigorously pursue the charges against the defendant in an attempt to bring justice to the victims. Thank you to Willistown Police for bringing a safe resolution to a dangerous situation.”

The allegations are:

Willistown Police responded to a shooting on July 27, 2021, in Paoli, where they found a victim with a gunshot wound to her arm and the defendant with a gunshot wound to her foot. The shooting happened at the home of the defendant’s ex-girlfriend, where the victim & her 14yo child lived.

The defendant entered the house through the front door. When the ex-girlfriend removed the defendant, she retrieved a firearm from her car stating, “I’m going to shoot this bitch.” She fired 3 shots at the victim, striking her in the arm, while the child was present.

As the ex-girlfriend tried to disarm the defendant, the gun went off & hit the defendant’s foot.

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The defendant gave police a false name & date of birth once arrested.

Williston Township Police and Chester County Detectives are investigating. Assistant District Attorney Christine Abatemarco is the prosecutor.

Information is subject to change at any time. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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