The 15 year of age daughter of Tyson Gay the Olympic sprinter was lethally shot on the neck, the agent of athlete and authorities stated on Sunday.
Trinity Gay passed away at Medical Center of University of Kentucky, the office of coroner intended for Fayette County stated in a report. Mark Wetmore the agent of athlete verified in a message to The Associated Press that daughter of Gay had passed away.
Lexington police stated that officers approached at the parking place of restaurant in Lexington close to the campus of University of Kentucky round about 4 in the morning. On Sunday subsequent to witness’s testimony, gunfire among 2 vehicles. Officers positioned one vehicle and stopped up 2 people meant for inquiring, the statement additional stated.
Brenna Angel, spokesperson of Police stated police do not think Trinity Gay was in whichever of the motor vehicles involved.
Trinity Gay was also a runner in Lexington at Lafayette High and finished 4th in 100 meters and 5th in 200 meters.
Superintendent of Fayette County Public Schools, Manny Caulk stated in a report that “Our hearts are shattered this morning on the Trinity’s loss to this disastrous and ridiculous act of aggression. Please connect with us in remaining the family of Gay secure in prayer and thinking and sustaining the learners, families, and staff at Lafayette High all through this indescribably complicated time.”
On Monday grief therapists will be present at Lafayette High School intended for staff and students, Lisa Deffendall Fayette school spokesperson additional said in an email.
The statement of police did not recognized Trinity Gay by name, stating a young girl who was hit at the sight was transported by personal vehicle to Hospital and later on was pronounced deceased. Still that time Police was looking for the 2nd vehicle, police stated, adding up that they are going on to investigate.