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Minneapolis (KROC AM News) - The family of the young Minneapolis girl who was shot in the head Monday night says she has died.

Family members say 6-year-old Aniya Allen “was heading home from McDonald’s with her mother when gunshots were fired through the car window and she was struck in the head.”

She was the third child to be shot in Minneapolis in the past two weeks. 

A fundraiser has been set up to help the family pay medical and funeral expenses. As of Thursday morning, it had raised nearly $50,000.

Her grandfather added this post to his Facebook site after the girl died:

News update: Several tornadoes were reported Wednesday night in SE Minnesota.

HAVE YOU SEEN ME? 28 Kids Missing From Minnesota

As of April 7, 2021, there are 28 children missing from across Minnesota and have still not been found, according to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. If you have seen any of them, or have any information on their whereabouts, please don’t hesitate to call 911 or you can call the National Center at 1-800-843-5678 (1-800-THE-LOST).




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