Dallas, Texas – In a harrowing turn of events on a Sunday evening, a birthday gathering in Dallas took a tragic twist following a drive-by shooting, leading to the death of a toddler.
The incident, which transpired around 9:30 p.m. in a residential area proximate to Fair Park, witnessed bullets piercing the festive atmosphere, aimed at a sizable assembly outside a residence situated at the intersection of Haskell and East Grand avenues.
Toddler was fatally shot, one adult seriously injured battles for life
A 2-year-old girl found herself caught in the crossfire. According to family members, the child was seated within a vehicle when she suffered two gunshot wounds. In the incident, a woman, unrelated to the little girl, also sustained serious injuries and is currently battling for her life.
As the grim aftermath unfolded, panic-stricken attendees of the party hurriedly transported the injured to a nearby medical facility. However, by the time the Dallas Police Department reached the scene, the toddler had tragically succumbed to her injuries.
As the community reels from the shock, law enforcement officials are grappling with scant leads. As of writing of this article, both a clear motive and a detailed description of the potential suspect and the involved vehicle remain unknown. The names of the victims have been withheld by the authorities.
The Dallas Police Department, in its bid to swiftly unravel this heinous act, is fervently appealing to the public.
Anyone possessing information is asked to step forward and assist in this ongoing investigation.