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5-year-old sister of Taylor Hayes shot in West Baltimore Monday evening

Taylor Hayes was shot, killed in July
Posted at 7:48 PM, Nov 19, 2018

Baltimore Police are investigating the shooting of a 5-year-old girl on the 1000 block of McKean Street in West Baltimore on Monday evening.

According to an official with the Mayor's office, the 5-year-old girl is the younger sister of 7-year-old Taylor Hayes who was shot in the backseat of a car in July and was pronounced dead two weeks later.

RELATED: Taylor Hayes remembered by family, friends and the community

Officers were called to an area hospital for a report of the 5-year-old girl walk-in shooting victim who was transported to the hospital with a gunshot wound to her groin.

Investigators say that residents in the area of the 1000 block of McKean Street heard several gunshots when someone looked outside and saw the girl laying on the sidewalk suffering from her gunshot wound.

A person then picked up the girl from the sidewalk and drove her to an area hospital.

The young girl was immediately rushed into surgery and is expected to survive.

Officials believe that the girl was caught in the middle of a shootout involving suspects in an unknown car and suspects on foot.

Police ask anyone with information regarding this incident to contact them at 410-396-2221 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7lockup.