American sprinter Tyson Gay is mourning the loss of his daughter after she died on Sunday morning.
15-year old Trinity Gay was shot in the neck during an exchange of gunfire between two vehicles. She died later at the hospital, with Gay himself confirming her death.
Two people have already been detained as Kentucky police have launched a murder investigation. One of the vehicles has already been found. Trinity herself was reportedly not in any of the vehicles.
“I’m so confused. She was just here last week for fall break. It’s so crazy. I have no idea what happened, ” Gay told Lex18, the local NBC affiliate.
Trinity herself was a budding sprinter and would have liked to be like dad, who has the second-fastest time in 100m ever.
The police said in a statement: “A juvenile who was struck at the scene was transported to a hospital by private vehicle and then transferred to UK Hospital [University of Kentucky Hospital], where she was pronounced deceased. The victim has been identified by the Fayette County Coroner’s office as 15-year-old Trinity Gay of Lexington.”
Our condolences to the Gay family.