According to authorities, a 3-year-old kid was murdered when approximately 150 bullets were fired into a residence in Charlotte, North Carolina, late on September 7.
According to authorities, eleven individuals were there at the time, and 3-year-old Asiah Figueroa was struck and killed. His 4-year-old sister was also hit but is likely to live, according to authorities.
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department provided surveillance footage as part of an information request. On the 2400 block of Richard Rozzelle Drive, it shows numerous persons emerging from cars and firing. Fox5Atlanta Reported.
The police footage shows two cars coming up to the house and individuals stepping out to shoot at the house for at least 12 seconds before fleeing. Asiah was found with a gunshot wound by responding cops and was declared dead at a hospital.
Capt. Joel McNelly stated during a press conference Wednesday afternoon that Asiah was resting in his bed when the bullets rang out.
“This should outrage everyone who hears this,” McNelly said.
Authorities have not named any suspects, but they believe the attacks are related to high school rivalries.
McNelly added: “What started out as teenage dispute games has turned into a deadly game that’s now taken two lives,”.
McNelly appealed to the community to assist in identifying the shooters, especially asking parents of students at the high schools to assist.
’What we need is for you to be as outraged about this as we are,” he said.
Kentrell McNeal, 15, killed in Chicago Shooting
Two Chicago high school students were killed in gun violence in Chicago on Tuesday. 15-year-old Simeon High School student, Kentrell McNeal has been identified as one of the deceased.
McNeal was pronounced dead at 9:33 a.m. Wednesday.
McNeal and the 14-year-old boy were attacked while sitting in a car around 6:30 p.m. in the 5200 block of South Lake Park Avenue. According to Police
The younger boy was struck in the leg and transported to Comer Children’s Hospital in critical condition, police said.
McNeal suffered a gunshot wound to the head and was taken to Provident Hospital, police said. He was transferred to Comer.
McNeal was part of the nonprofit youth group Good Kids Mad City, according to the group’s executive director Carlil Pittman.
“Lately I had the opportunity to spend a lot of time with Kentrell,” Pittman wrote on Twitter.
is why it’s so important to have creative spaces and outlets for young people to be able to go to because there’s nothing on the streets of Chicago for them already. RIP.”