7-year-old girl dies after shooting that killed 3 others

AP News
Posted: Jun 04, 2017 1:23 PM

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A 7-year-old girl who was critically injured in a shooting last week that killed three other people, including her parents, has died.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/2rTvUVx ) reports Deniya Irving died Saturday from injuries she received in Thursday's shooting in St. Louis. Deniya's parents — 24-year-old Jessica Garth and her boyfriend, 27-year-old Derrick Irving — and another man died in the shooting.

Deniya's aunt, Lonisha Garner, says the family was hoping the girl would survive after extensive surgery to remove a bullet from the back of her head.

The shooting that killed the girl was the second one to cause multiple deaths in north St. Louis in recent days.

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Information from: St. Louis Post-Dispatch, http://www.stltoday.com