15-year-old Trinity Gay, the daughter of Tyson Gay, has been fatally killed during a shooting in Lexington, Kentucky. According to police authorities, the shooting occurred around 4am in a carpark of a nearby restaurant, where a group of men in two cars opened fire with each other. Trinity Gay was reportedly shot in the neck during the gunfire exchange.

Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay’s teenage daughter killed in shooting

USA Track & Field official tweeted their condolences: "Sending our thoughts & prayers to (at) TysonLGay & his loved ones as they mourn the tragic & senseless loss of his daughter, Trinity." Tyson Gay has represented the US in the last three summer Olympics, and is the second fastest man to run 100-metre spring in history. Just like her champion father, Trinity was fast becoming a rising star on the field, and was a sprinter on her high school's track team. 

 Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay’s teenage daughter killed in shooting

Julian Tackett, Kentucky High School's Athletic Association Commissioner, has also tweeted about Trinitiy's death: "Shocked to hear of death of Trinity Gay. A life of such potential cut so tragically short. Sympathies to Tyson and entire family."

Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay’s teenage daughter killed in shooting