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Trinity Gay shot: Daughter of sprinter Tyson Gay killed in Lexington, Kentucky

Rufina Vignone | 16 Ottobre, 2016, 18:36

The 15-year-old daughter of Olympian Tyson Gay died early Sunday at University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital after a shooting at Cook Out restaurant on South Broadway, according to the Fayette County coroner.

Lexington police say the shooting happened around 4:00 a.m. Sunday morning.

Gay told LEX18 he will be flying back to Lexington on Sunday.

She was rushed to a nearby hospital but sadly died from her injuries, officials say. Police say she was transported by a private vehicle.

"She was just here last week for fall break".

Witnesses reported an exchange of gunfire between a gray Dodge Charger and a dark-colored sports auto with tinted windows, police said.

Gunfire was exchanged between two vehicles - described as a dark colored sports auto and a gray Dodge Charger.

Officers say they have a description of the vehicles involved as an either blue or black Dodge Charger and a charcoal gray Dodge Charger.

According to MileSplit, Trinity was a state runner-up in middle school in the 100 meters.

Trinity had followed in her sprinter father's footsteps and was making a name for herself as a Lafayette High School athlete.

"A life of such potential cut so tragically short".

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