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Texas Governor Abbott Offers Reward for Info Leading to Arrest in Murder of 8-Yr-Old Girl

Texas Governor Abbott Offers Reward for Info Leading to Arrest in Murder of 8-Yr-Old Girl

Little girl survived a car crash only to be shot and killed

http://abc13.com/news/reward-increased-in-case-of-fatal-shooting-of-8-year-old/1775566/

Texas Governor Greg Abbott is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the person(s) responsible for the murder of an eight-year-old girl.

After surviving a car crash early Saturday morning, eight-year-old DeMaree Adkins was shot and killed, reports Houston local news.

A terribly tragic story.

ABC 13 reported:

The crash and subsequent shooting took place on West Fuqua St. near Sam Houston Parkway.

Officers say two cars were headed south on West Fuqua when they crashed into a black Honda Accord going east along the Beltway feeder road.

Soon after, officers believe someone in one of the two cars that were headed southbound started firing gunshots.

“At some point somebody from one of the two other vehicles on Fuqua got out, shot up the other vehicle, striking a young, eight-year-old girl in the backseat. She later died from her injuries at the hospital,” said Detective David Stark with the Houston Police Department.

What a senseless waste of a bright, young, future. Beyond heartbreaking.

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Comments

seriously… “WTF?”.

i wonder if the two cars were racing?

    Tom Servo in reply to redc1c4. | February 27, 2017 at 2:35 pm

    Very good speculation – very odd for a police report to talk about 2 cars traveling together, unless something like that was going on. It certainly would explain the wreck they had.

    At least it’s a good bet they’ll catch the perp – too many people were on the scene and witnessed it. That is, unless he’s already headed across the border and back home to Mexico.

    Milhouse in reply to redc1c4. | February 27, 2017 at 2:46 pm

    Not racing, but traveling together at speed. One of them hit Ms Thomas’s Honda, and couldn’t go any further. The other one stopped, the (female) driver shot up Ms Thomas’s Honda with the girl in the back, got back in her car (possibly with the driver of the car that struck the Honda) and took off.

      tarheelkate in reply to Milhouse. | February 27, 2017 at 4:49 pm

      So the girl was in the car which was hit, not one of the two cars traveling south?

        Gremlin1974 in reply to tarheelkate. | February 27, 2017 at 4:54 pm

        If I understand what I have read and what Milhouse has explained, the car with the little girl was either stopped or mostly stopped when the 2 idiots (lets call them Thing 1 and Thing 2) ran up the butt of the car the little girl was in. Thing 1 missed the car but Thing 2 did not.

        So in response Thing 1 apparently got out of the car and began shooting into the car the little girl was in, while Thing 2, possibly, abandoned the crashed car and escaped with Thing 1, leaving the 2nd wrecked car at the scene.

        @Milhouse please correct me if I misunderstood any of that.

          Milhouse in reply to Gremlin1974. | March 1, 2017 at 2:47 am

          No, as I understand it, the black Honda with the girl was driving through a green light when the two Things came speeding on the cross street and didn’t stop. One hit the Honda, and its driver is missing. The second stopped, a woman got out and shot the Honda and the girl in it, and then sped off, possibly with the driver of the car that was left behind.

      Gremlin1974 in reply to Milhouse. | February 27, 2017 at 4:50 pm

      Stories like this one make me half wish we could just posse up and go find morons like this and drag them back for trial. (Yes I know it is a romantic notion that posse’s were anything more than lynch mobs to a great extent, but I kind of like romantic notions.)

There is a special place in the Allan B. Polunsky Unit for someone who did that.

Poor child. But at least she was sleeping when it happened, so hopefully she didn’t suffer. May God bless and protect her soul on its journey home, and may He comfort her family.

With any luck the perps will resist arrest, fatally.

And a pregnant woman was murdered in Chicago. We need to bring the death penalty back for these scumbag killers.

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