Posted by on January 5, 2019 6:09 pm
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Melissa Phillip/AP

HOUSTON—In the crowd of hundreds gathered Saturday in the parking lot of an east Houston Walmart, there were women dotted throughout who knew just what Jazmine Barnes’s mother LaPorsha Washington was feeling.

The rally was held in honor of 7-year-old Barnes, who was murdered here six days ago, in an act of violence that resulted in a dead child, a wounded mother, and three grief-stricken and shocked sisters who were in the car as the assailant opened fire unprovoked in the early morning of Dec. 30.

Houston law enforcement is still hunting for the man who shot into Washington’s car as she was driving her children to get coffee nearby. Jazmine was shot in the head and died; Washington sustained a gunshot  wound to her arm.

Read more at The Daily Beast.