The daughter of a famous American athlete, three-time world champion in women’s sprint of Tyson gay was shot in the night on Sunday in Lexington (Kentucky), reports TV station Lex18 with reference to the athlete.
According to police, a group of people in two cars were shooting near the restaurant, during which one of the bullets hit in the neck with a 15-year-old daughter Gaye. She was taken to hospital, where he later died. Police have launched an investigation. Whether the girl is familiar with the shooter, not reported.
“I’m so confused. She was here last week for the autumn holidays. I have no idea what happened,” said Gaye.
On account of 34-year-old gay three gold and one silver medal at the world Championships. His personal record in the 100m of 9.69 seconds is that is the second result in the sprint in history, quickly ran only world record holder Usain Bolt from Jamaica.
At the Olympics in 2016 Gaye performed only in the 4x100m relay, where the Americans were disqualified in the final race for violation of the rules for relay races, notes TASS.