15-Year-Old Daughter Of U.S. Olympic Sprinter Tyson Gay Shot And Killed

2016 U.S. Olympic Track & Field Team Trials - Day 9

Just absolute tragic news.

The 15-year-old daughter of U.S. Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay, Trinity, was tragically shot and killed in a restaurant in Lexington, Kentucky on Sunday morning.

Around 4:00am, Trinity was shot in the neck during a shootout between multiple people in two cars at a cookout.  She was pronounced dead shortly after arriving at the hospital.


“Trinity Gay, 15, a rising star on the track team at Lafayette High School, and the daughter of Lexington native and Olympian Tyson Gay has died after a shooting at a Lexington restaurant.

The Fayette County Coroner says that Trinity Gay died from her injuries just before 5 a.m. Sunday.

Lexington police say they responded to a call of shots fired at the Cook Out restaurant on South Broadway just before 4 a.m.

Police say people in two cars exchanged gunfire, then drove away.

Officials say Gay was taken to UK Hospital with a gunshot wound to her neck. Police say she was not in either car.

Officers say they have a description of the vehicles involved as a dark colored sports car and a gray Dodge Charger.

Police do have two people as persons of interest in the case they are questioning because their car matched the description of of the Charger.

They are still looking for the other vehicle that was involved.”

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