A 7-year-old girl, Chrisyah Stephens has been shot dead during a birthday party of her friend on Saturday.
The little girl was found with injuries at the 800 block of East Donald Street, Officers reported.
She was taken to the hospital where she later passed away. Chrisyah was attending a friend’s birthday party at the home, where multiple shots were fired from a vehicle driving by the home.
There were numerous people in front of the home when the shooting occurred, but Chrisyah was the only person hit by gunfire.
South Bend Metro Homicide has taken over the investigation.
The autopsy has been scheduled for Monday, August 31st at 9 a.m. in Fort Wayne.