Local Authorities in the US state of Kentucky have charged three men, including a father and son, in connection with the shooting death of Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay’s 15-year-old daughter outside a restaurant over the weekend.
Trinity Gay was caught in an exchange of gunfire between the occupants of two vehicles on Sunday in the parking lot of a fast food restaurant in her hometown of Lexington, police said.
She was transported by private vehicle to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead after sustaining a bullet wound to the neck.
Father and son Chazerae Taylor, 38, and D’markeo Taylor, 19, were charged in connection with the shooting. Dvonta Middlebrooks, 21, was charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, Lexington police said in a statement late on Sunday.
A candlelit vigil was held on Monday evening for the 15-year-old daughter of Olympic sprinter at her high school surrounded by friends, family and well wishers where her father spoke on behalf of the family about his girl and how much they will all miss her.