Jazmine Barnes sat in the back seat of his mother's car in a parking lot in Texas, UNITED states. Suddenly drove a man up on the side of the car and opened fire with a handgun.
It was on the penultimate day in 2018.
The seven-year-old girl was hit by a shot in the head and died on the spot. Her mother and younger sister of six years was wounded, while two sisters of 13 and 15 years was unharmed.
In the first place, suspect the authorities a white man to stand behind the sensational killing. But now the police investigation has taken a surprising turn.
the Police have instead arrested and remanded in custody a black man as the prime suspect for the unsolved murders.
It confirms the Harris County Police in a press release.
The Jazmine Barnes Homicide investigation has taken a new direction. Detectives are in the process of interviewing persons of interest. More details will be released as soon as possible. #hounews #JusticeForJazmine pic.twitter.com/iouadEvQHW— HCSOTexas (@HCSOTexas) 6. January 2019
In the first place published by the Harris County Police or else several days ago a phantom drawing of a white man who was under suspicion for having killed the black schoolgirl.
'This is the man who, according to witnesses killed seven-year-old Jazmine Barnes, said in an official Twitter-call.
Police in Houston did several days ago a phantom drawing of a white man in an attempt to find the man who killed seven-year-old Jazmine Barnes. Now is suspected or an arrested black man to stand behind the sensational killing. Photo credit: Harris County Police/AP
The alleged perpetrator was described as a thin, white male in 30's. He drove in a red pickup-truck, and the police announced the video clip of the red vehicle.
the Police stops so far, the arrested man's age and name back. The motive behind the shot-the incident is also unknown, but police estimate that the girl's death may be a result of a showdown in the bandemiljø.
the Girl's mother, LaPorsha Washington, is not in doubt that the killing was committed with full premeditation.
- He shot at us without reason, and now my baby's death, says LaPorsha Washington to the press.
the Mother believes that the killing may be a hate-crime, and the police will not exclude the.
- We are not tone-deaf to community concerns that this may be race-related, says an earlier announcement from sheriff Ed Gonzalez.
Basketball star Shaquille O'neal has offered to pay for the slain girl's funeral. Photo: Alise Amendola/AP
the Killing has aroused the attention of the entire UNITED states.
Among the other NFL star DeAndre Hopkins and basketball legend Shaquille O'neal has offered to pay for the girl's funeral.
the Family's lawyer, Lee Merritt, informs, collected more than $ 100,000 in rewards for information leading to the killer's arrest.
It is unclear whether the money now comes to the payout.