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Police seek help in toddler’s fatal shooting 1 year ago

June 14, 2018

This undated photo provided by the Memphis Police Department shows Laylah Washington. Police are asking Wednesday, June 13, 2018, for the public's help in the investigation into the June 2017 shooting death of 2-year-old Washington in Memphis, Tenn. (Memphis Police Department via AP)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Police are reaching out to the public for help in solving the fatal shooting of a 2-year-old Tennessee girl one year ago.

Laylah Washington was killed on June 11, 2017, in Memphis. Police said she was riding in a car with her mother, who had been in a verbal altercation with four men in a black four-door sedan.

Police said one of the passengers opened fire, and Laylah was hit. She died at a hospital two days later.

No arrests have been made, and police are still investigating. A $20,000 reward is being offered for identification of suspects and an arrest in the case.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Memphis Police Department Homicide Bureau at 901-636-3300.

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