Seven Year Old Girl Killed In Texas Drive-By

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Authorities in Texas are on the hunt for a gunman who opened fire on a young family in a drive-by shooting, local reports say.

Seven year old Jazmine Barnes was killed in the drive-by shooting in Houston

The BBC said Jazmine, her three sisters and mother, LaPorsha Washington, were in a car when an unknown man pulled up alongside them and opened fire.

Jazmine and Ms Washington were shot, and the seven-year-old died in the backseat as a result of her wounds.

Police believe they were targeted at random and have not confirmed a motive.

Authorities say the unidentified gunman is a bearded white male in his 40s, wearing a red sweatshirt, according to Ms Washington’s 15-year-old daughter, who got a glimpse of the man.

The BBC quoted Harris County police as saying that the man┬áreportedly pulled up beside the family’s car in a red pickup truck on Sunday morning and began firing with no provocation,

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