A 4-year-old girl was fatally shot inside a car Saturday night in northwest Miami-Dade, according to NBC News.
The victim, identified as Rahquel Carr, was reportedly sitting in a parked Mercedes-Benz with several other small children just after 6 p.m. when she was shot in her upper body. Police said the young child was immediately taken to a nearby hospital where she was later pronounced dead.
While authorities continue to investigate the cause of the shooting, police have confirmed that a six-year-old boy was holding the weapon after the incident. There is no word on if he fired the fatal shot.
Police said at least one adult was nearby at the time of the shooting.
“We will be looking at who this firearm belonged to, were the firearm was in the vehicle at the time, along with who was present when the gun was fired,” said Miami-Dade Police spokesman Det. Roy Rutland.