Kennedy Maxie, 7yr-old girl who was shot in the head after shopping with her family in Atlanta has died - News

Kennedy Maxie, 7yr-old girl who was shot in the head after shopping with her family in Atlanta has died - News
28/December/2020
Several men in a nearby parking lot had gotten into a fight that led to gunfire. Police have been examining surveillance footage from the scene in an attempt to identify a suspect, but no arrests have been made.

In a statement to news outlets, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said police have “significant leads” in the investigation, and urged the public to provide information “that will lead to the arrests of the careless and heartless people responsible for Kennedy’s death.”

“Our hearts are broken by the senseless murder of Kennedy,” Bottoms said. “While the Atlanta Police Department has significant leads in the apprehension of those responsible, it does not erase the pain felt when a beautiful, vibrant, and loving child is tragically taken from her family.”

Kennedy’s death comes as city officials grapple with a spike in slayings across Atlanta. There have been 155 homicides in the city this year, making it the deadliest year Atlanta has had in more than two decades... wcax.com


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