11-year-old killed in drive-by capturing in Troy, New York

An 11-year-old boy was fatally shot within the head when a gunman fired “a number of pictures” from a automotive upstate over the weekend, police stated.

Ayshawn Davis was killed when gunfire erupted round 11:40 p.m. Sunday on Outdated Sixth Ave. within the metropolis of Troy, Troy Police Division Assistant Chief Christopher Kehn stated. The kid was rushed to Albany Medical Middle however couldn’t be saved.

Kehn stated “quite a few pictures” had been fired by a gunman, who was in a darkish sedan.

“We don’t know who was initially focused,” Kehn stated, declining to say what number of occasions Ayshawn was struck.

The Albany Instances Union reported that Ayshawn was staying with a household good friend on the time.

About 100 folks attended a vigil on the scene Monday night, a number of information shops reported.

“It’s tragic and it ought to shock the conscience of us all,” Troy Mayor Patrick Madden stated in an announcement. “These callous acts don’t replicate the values of this metropolis or this nation.”