Girl killed at Kansas City convenience store
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A 6-year-old Kansas City girl has died in a drive-by shooting at a convenience store in the southern part of the city.
Police said in a news release that Angel Hooper was wounded Friday night when someone in a passing vehicle fired multiple rounds into the parking lot of a 7-Eleven store. She was rushed to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead.
Several people were in the parking lot when gunfire erupted. The girl was with a family friend.
Police are reviewing surveillance footage and urging anyone with information to call a special hotline. Police Chief Darryl Forté also used Twitter to urge the shooter or shooters to surrender. The message said that Forté didn't believe the girl was the intended victim.