In this Aug. 23, 2015, file photo, United States' Tyson Gay looks at his time from a men's 100-meter semifinal at the World Athletics Championships at the Bird's Nest stadium in Beijing. T
Photo: David J. Phillip
Photo: David J. Phillip

Olympian's daughter shot to death in Kentucky

WLEX was the first to report the news.

The incident happened around 4 a.m. Sunday near a local Cook Out restaurant, where shots were reportedly exchanged between two vehicles. Gay was struck in the shooting and later pronounced dead at the the University of Kentucky hospital.

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Police have charged Dvonta Middlebrooks, 21; Chazerae M. Taylor, 38; and D'markeo C. Taylor, 19, with wanton endangerment in connection with the incident, WLEX reported. Middlebrooks also was charged with possession of a firearm by a felon.

Tyson Gay has twice competed in the Olympics and is a multiple-time world sprinting champion. Trinity was following in her father’s footsteps as a member of her high school track-and-field team.

[H/T NBC News]

– The Cox Media Group National Content Desk contributed to this report.

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