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9-year-old girl injured by stray bullet dies

Posted: 9:12 PM, May 16, 2016
Updated: 2016-05-16 23:58:24-04

A 9-year-old girl shot in her home earlier this month has died.

According to the Milwaukee County Medical Examiners Office, Za'layia Jenkins was declared dead Monday.

Jenkins was hit by a stray bullet while in her home near 15th Street and Meinecke Avenue.
No arrests have been made in the case. 

As previously reported by TODAY'S TMJ4 , the shooting happened May 5. 

Milwaukee police said two groups armed with rifles and pistols were engaged in a "shootout." At some point, several bullets were fired into a home, hitting the girl.

More than 40 shell casings were recovered from the scene.

Police are still looking for the driver of a green Jeep Cherokee captured on a security camera before the May 5 shooting.

The driver, who is believed to have information related to the shooting, is described as a white male in his 50s, wearing a puffy vest and jeans.

Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to call police at 414-935-7360.