8-year-old shot to death after crash in Houston

8-year-old shot to death after crash in Houston

An 8-year-old girl survived a vehicle crash in Texas only to be shot and killed moments later.

Officials said a white Pontiac Grand Prix and a dark four-door sedan were speeding down West Fuqua Street.

The girl and her mother were going east on a Houston roadway around 2 a.m. Saturday when their Honda Accord hit a southbound Pontiac, according to investigators.

Paramedics rushed Atkins to the hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

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Police are looking for the drivers. Thomas said she thought the woman might be there "trying to help" her. Thomas said she was unable to slow down in time, and the cars collided with each other.

Police said Thomas was not injured. She remembers seeing a woman step out of a auto and begin firing shots.

In an emotional video posted on YouTube, Thomas said she missed her daughter and pleaded with those responsible to come forward. "She pulled a gun out of the window and she started shooting".

"I laid her on the ground and when I looked at her jacket, I saw a blood stain".

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Slocum told reporters that evidence indicated that the deaths were a double homicide, and the case was being investigated as such. The link of the audio of a suspect's voice saying " down the hill " is available for download at www.in.gov/isp/delphi.htm .

'She loved to go shopping too. HPD homicide detective David Stark said the police do not know yet what really might have happened, like if the two woman had been possibly "firing at each other and struck the vehicle, or if once the accident happened, they got angry, jumped out and shot the vehicle".

'We just don't know'.

'She was a good girl, honor roll student, full of life. "I pulled her shirt up, and she got shot - the bullet went in the right and came out the left side", said the heartbroken parent.

The drivers of the white auto and the other vehicle fled the scene.

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