WASHINGTON, D.C. (WJZ) — Metropolitan Police say they have recovered a vehicle they believe may be connected to the fatal shooting of 6-year-old Nyiah Courtney.
Niyah was killed on July 16 when someone opened fire around 11 p.m. in the Congress Heights section of southeast Washington.READ MORE: $60K Reward Offered After 6-Year-Old Nyiah Courtney Killed, 5 Others Shot In DC
Police officers who were nearby responded to the scene about 34 seconds after the first gunshot was heard and rushed the girl to a local hospital in a police car, where she was pronounced dead, Metropolitan Police Department Chief Robert Contee said.
Five others were also shot.
MPD has recovered a vehicle we believe may be connected to this case. At this time, this case remains under active investigation.
Have additional information? Please call (202) 727-9099/text 50411 https://t.co/5mA7MP3yrj
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Police continue to look for additional information in the case. Call (202) 727-9099/text 50411.