ST. LOUIS, MO. (THECOUNT) — Jurnee Thompson has been identified as the little girl fatally shot Friday night near St. Louis Soldan High School.

Thompson, 8, was shot dead following the Football Jamboree held at the school on Friday.


Jurnee, two 16-year-old boys and a 64-year-old woman were found suffering from gunshot wounds in the parking lot of Harold’s Chop Suey on Union Boulevard.

Reports say, numerous fights broke out as crowds of people were leaving, according to police.

Around 7:17 p.m., officers from numerous districts responded to an ‘officer in need of aid’ call in the area. Just after 8 p.m., while police were at the school dispersing the crowds, several gunshots were heard just north of the high school, reports KSDK.

All four were transported from the scene to area hospitals where little Jurnee was later pronounced dead of gunshot injuries.

Both 16-year-old boys remain in the hospital with serious injuries. The woman also remains in the hospital. He condition was not provided by officials as of Saturday.


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