7-Year-Old Girl Dies In Houston Walmart Shooting

01 January, 2019, 12:14 | Author: Orlando Hughes
  • An image taken from surveillance video of a pickup whose driver according to authorities fired several shots into a car carrying a family near Houston killing a 7-year-old girl

Authorities are searching for a gunman after a 7-year-old girl was shot dead in Houston on Sunday as the girl sat in her auto with her mother and three other children.

Jesse Raz, a man in a red pickup truck pulled up next to a auto carrying a woman and four girls in a Walmart parking lot and opened fire, killing a 7-year-old girl. Deputies say a 7-year-old girl and the woman were shot. "I could never imagine the day of losing one of my own children let alone the youngest of my 8 in such a selfish and sensless way (sic)", says the page.

Three other girls were in the auto at the time of the shooting, according to the AP.

Investigators say they have an image from surveillance video of a pickup whose driver fired several shots into a vehicle carrying a family, killing a 7-year-old girl and wounding the child's mother.

The shooter is described as a white male with a beard in his 40s, driving a red pickup truck.

Thirty-year-old LaPorsha Washington told KTRK-TV from her hospital bed Monday that the man driving a red pickup sped up after firing into her vehicle, only to pull in front and slow down before firing again.

Graham: Border compromise 'might save the day in the Senate'
A previous deal that addressed the status of Dreamers failed to pass as a result of escalating White House demands. Drew Hammill, spokesman for Pelosi said Democrats will not fund Trump's "immoral, ineffective and expensive wall".

Harris County sheriff's Lt. Christopher Sandoval told reporters Monday that the image of the red, four-door pickup was captured shortly before the shooting occurred Sunday morning. A total of 5 occupants in the auto witnessed this innocent child, their loved one, shot and killed before their eyes.

Razo says the other girls inside the auto are "shaken" and "devastated".

"We're going to use all resources available to bring this killer to justice", police spokesman Jesse Razo said, Local12 reported.

He urged the suspect to surrender. We will locate you, we will find you, ' he added.

Heartbreaking news surfaced as reports of a 7-year-old girl being shot to death in a Walmart parking lot surfaced.

Recommended:



Popular

Chinese court orders new trial for Canadian in drug trafficking case
China arrested Kovrig and Spavor separately after Canadian authorities detained a Chinese technology executive in Vancouver. USA authorities claim Meng Wanzhou lied to US banks to get around sanctions against Iran asked to extradite the executive.

Brady 'absolutely' believes he will return for 2019, beyond
A three-time NFL Most Valuable Player, Brady is on record as saying that he'd like to play until he is 45 years old. Sorry, other National Football League teams , it doesn't look like Brady is going anywhere anytime soon.

Cyberattack on Tribune Publishing Halts Printing of Newspapers in L.A.
At The Baltimore Sun , for example, the usual comics and puzzles were not included in Saturday's print edition, the paper tweeted. The Orlando Sentinel subscribers received their papers on time , according to a Tribune Publishing executive.

LeBron James Likely To Miss Multiple Games
Lakers head coach Luke Walton said the decision on when James plays next will be made in conjunction with the superstar and the team's medical staff.

Carlo Ancelotti goes on powerful rant following racist chants towards his team
Giuseppe Sala, the mayor of Milan, apologised to Koulibaly , calling the abuse a "shameful act against a respected athlete". On Wednesday night in Milan, Inter fans were given three warnings but persisted with their verbal abuse of Koulibaly .

Sheriff: Suspect surrendered in officer's death
Wednesday, Newman Police Officer Ronil Singh , 33, was conducting a traffic stop reportedly as part of a DUI investigation. The sheriff blamed California's sanctuary law for preventing local authorities from reporting Perez Arriaga to the U.S.

Natural disaster hits Sicily. There are damages and injures
Mount Etna, 3,300 meters high, is the biggest active volcano in Europe, with frequent eruptions recorded in the past 2,700 years. Some buildings were reportedly affected in what was the most recent in dozens of tremors since Etna broke out on Monday.

Sears closing 80 more stores -- 2 in MI
While Lampert has said he intends to make the bid, he has not formally filed one with the bankruptcy court. Sears has suffered for years, as USA consumers increasingly turned their backs on brick-and-mortar stores.

Trump defends Syria pullout during surprise visit to Iraq
President Donald Trump may have inadvertently unmasked a Navy SEAL team during his short visit to a U.S. base in Iraq this week. If you look closely enough, you can see the fabric gather at her knees when she walks, as one Twitter user points out.

Trump Says Pelosi, Not Schumer, Running Show On Capitol Hill
And the President is treating them like poker chips at one of his failed casinos", Warner wrote on his Twitter account . Trump spoke to reporters who traveled with him to Iraq. "This is outrageous", Sen. "They're public servants.