16-Year-Old Girl Fatally Shot In Head During Party At Dallas Apartment

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – A 16-year-old girl was fatally shot in the head at a party at a Dallas apartment complex early Sunday morning, police say.

Officers responded to the Veridian Place apartments in the 4800 block of Haverwood Lane at around 4:30 a.m. for a shooting call. When they arrived, a large party dispersed, and several people were detained in the parking lot of the complex.

Police found the unresponsive 16-year-old victim on the living room floor of the apartment with a gunshot wound in her head. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

The 16-year-old was identified as Jakiyah Wrightsil.

Witnesses told police there were several people playing with a handgun at the party when the suspect pointed it at the victim and shot her.

Police say there is no one currently in custody as the investigation continues.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 214.671.3627 or Crime Stoppers at 214.373.8477.

Original published: 2018-10-07 15:47:54 Read the full Dallas News here


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